This #InternationalMensDay, the bravest thing you can do is #BreakTheSilence. We’re here and ready to listen. Pick up the phone and call 0808 800 5005 and we’ll provide you with the support you need. pic.twitter.com/qjMPnAR4oI — Survivors Manchester (@SurvivorsMcr) November 19, 2019Continue Reading

http://bit.ly/35k9OeL Most people who experience severe trauma recover their health. But 23 percent develop PTSD, a difficult-to-treat illness that combines intrusive thoughts about the trauma, avoidance of reminders of it, low mood and an exaggerated startle reaction. Which trauma victims will develop the disorder and which will be spared isContinue Reading

http://bit.ly/2GVfYrv Highlights • Federal agency data find that female sexual perpetration is not uncommon. • Gender stereotypes interfere with complex understandings of sexual perpetration. • Broadened feminist approaches can shed light on female sexual perpetration. • Studies among college students and inmates provide context for at-risk groups. • Professionals respondingContinue Reading

Obesity has been linked to depression by scientists for years, but the reasons have always been somewhat unclear until now. New research led by the University of Glasgow has found that the connection might be down to dietary fats entering the brain through the bloodstream, which can then accumulate and affect neurological signals relatedContinue Reading

Monday, 19 December 2016, 2:47 pm Press Release: Mosaic MSSATW Read Report 1 in 6 – that is 15 per cent, or up to 300,000 – New Zealand males have experienced sexual abuse in their lifetime, says Mosaic. Mosaic, is a New Zealand charity based in Wellington. They work withContinue Reading

https://scienceblog.com/488591/whats-really-going-ptsd-brains-new-theory/ The bottom line, they say, is that people with PTSD appear to suffer from disrupted context processing. That’s a core brain function that allows people and animals to recognize that a particular stimulus may require different responses depending on the context in which it is encountered. It’s what allowsContinue Reading

http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/201790559/has-the-war-on-drugs-failed He said that even though many indigenous communities around the world had a long history of using different kinds of psychoactive substances without abuse, poor people and people of colour tended to be over-represented in terms of the punitive nature of the drug war. “In the United States, africanContinue Reading

http://www.futurity.org/scientific-literature-psychotherapy-1034072/ “This doesn’t mean that psychotherapy doesn’t work. Psychotherapy does work. It just doesn’t work as well as you would think from reading the scientific literature,” says Steven Hollon, a psychology professor at Vanderbilt University who co-authored the study with colleagues from Oregon Health and Science University, VU University Amsterdam,Continue Reading