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Cannabis use may exacerbate the negative impact of acute stress

http://bit.ly/2yVaIzF New research suggests that cannabis users tend to be more likely to forget to remember to perform tasks when facing stressful conditions. The findings…

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Kiwi men are suffering, too – often in silence

Bulimia. It’s an illness usually linked with women but Kiwi men are suffering, too – often in silence. @radionz @ninetonoonhttps://t.co/yc14FArlhE — Luke Chivers (@lukechiversnz) August…

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Trauma is irreversible. How it shapes us is our choice. | Sasha Joseph Neulinger | TEDxBozeman

Sasha Joseph Neulinger speaks about his journey in life as a survivor of multi-generational sexual abuse. Sasha Joseph Neulinger is a native of Pennsylvania who…

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From Victim to Survivor: Find Your X…but First, Find Your (Wh)Y? | Lauren Book | TEDxOxford

The childhood trauma Lauren Book suffered robbed her of her childhood, but forced her to learn how to find her voice and rebuild her life…

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‘You’ve made my life a living hell’

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/index.cfm?objectid=12251669&ref=twitter A young woman subjected to repeated rapes by a man who treated her like his “sex slave” said he had made her life “a…

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The psychological problems with trigger warnings

PTSD diagnosis requires you to meet a set of criteria. A central one is direct or vicarious experience of threatened or actual death, threatened or…

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One in three school principals show signs of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

A significant number of school principals in New Zealand show symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a survey has found. One in three of those in…

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Voice analysis software may help diagnose PTSD

Doctors have long understood that people with psychiatric disorders may speak differently than individuals who do not have mental health problems, researchers note in Depression…

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Anxiety could be causing your brain fog

INSIDER: 8 things that could be causing your brain fog.https://www.thisisinsider.com/brain-fog-causes-2019-4 Although it seems like a condition on its own, brain fog is actually a symptom…

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Dissociative identity disorder & sexual abuse

Sybil: A Brilliant Hysteric? | Retro Report | The New York Times https://www.webmd.com/mental-health/dissociative-identity-disorder-multiple-personality-disorder#1 Dissociative identity disorder (previously known as multiple personality disorder) is thought to…

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