Archive | April, 2019

RESERVING JUDGMENT

            It was once widely held that addiction to drugs and alcohol was a moral failing; the belief was that the addicted person lacked the willpower and desire to change. However, the paradigm has shifted in recent years, as research continues to show addiction is a brain disease that is no different than many other […]

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MALE POSTNATAL DEPRESSION

            Women are not the only ones who are susceptible to postnatal depression. Along with 20% of mothers, up to 10% of fathers also report symptoms of postnatal depression. Not only does the illness affect fathers, but research involving 3,000 families indicates that daughters of men suffering from postnatal depression are also at risk of […]

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BULLYING’S EFFECT ON THE BRAIN

            Recognition of bullying’s widespread incidence and potential consequences is prompting parents, teachers, and health professionals to more seriously address the problem in efforts to curtail it. The National Center for Education Statistics and the Bureau of Justice Statistics have announced that between one and three U.S. students report being bullied at school. As the […]

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