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1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Ebola's enduring legacy of trauma

Before he enters the makeshift hospital wards at Sierra Leone's Ebola treatment centre - the largest of its kind in the world - Malcolm Hugo spends several minutes dressing for the job.

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6 hrs ago | Limerick Today

Huge demand for culinary arts, says LIT head

HUGE demand for courses in Limerick Institute of Technology has reinforced the need for the institute's campus master-plan to be accelerated, its president has said.

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10 hrs ago | Oxford Times

Parliament trip for language impairment campaigners

A CAMPAIGN to raise awareness of language impairments founded by an Oxford University professor has celebrated its second anniversary with a trip to Parliament.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Times of Oman

Oman road safety: Reckless driving linked to anxiety

Muscat: Motorists who drive recklessly and take unnecessary risks on the road are most likely to be anxious or depressed, according to a leading psychologist in Oman.

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Related Topix: Oman, Middle East, World News, Science

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Featured Job: Program Director

The Program Director plans and facilitates clinical services and supervises the Unit Director.

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World Magazine

Are churchgoing Christians really succumbing to culture creep?

A couple's sexual history is tied to their happiness in marriage, researchers with the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia said Tuesday.

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Psychology Today

Considerations Regarding the Unification of Psychology

As evidenced by the Review of General Psychology June 2013 special issue , the most recent issue of the Journal of Theoretical and Philosphical Psychology , claims by evolutionary psychologists that their perspective represents a unifying view, books by Arthur Staats and myself , and recent discussions on the Society for Theoretical and ... (more)

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Psychology Today

Cognitive Complexes: Everyone's Hang-up-Especially Sex

Psychoanalysis introduced complex to psychology, signifying a tangle of ideas, memories , and emotions rooted in the unconscious and usually derived from early childhood : notoriously, the "Oedipus complex" .

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Fox News

Knee replacement may go poorly for people who think life isn't fair

People who tend to blame others for their suffering and think setbacks in their lives are irreparable tend to report more pain after knee replacement surgery, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Science, Arthritis, Health

PsychCentral

Best of Our Blogs: August 22, 2014

If you're constantly stumbling over relationships with relatives, co-workers, friends and romantic partners, you're probably fed up.

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Psychology Today

The Psychology of Hidden Disability

My hidden disability is hearing loss, but the psychological, emotional, and professional ramifications I experience are true for anyone with a hidden disability.

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Related Topix: Audiology, Medicine, Science

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

The mind and soul need treatment along with the body [Commentary]

While the roles of depression and addiction in Robin William's suicide were the focus of most news stories about his death, perhaps the headlines should have focused on his recent diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, highlighting the intricate relationships between neurological diseases and mental health conditions.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Parkinson's Disease, Science, Opinion

The Daily Beast

Real Housewives' Makes You ViolentBy Charlotte Lytton

It's no longer just your mom who thinks trashy TV is bad for you: a new study has found that reality shows make viewers more aggressive.

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Related Topix: Science, Michigan, Central Michigan University

Medical Daily

Nocebo Effect Shows We're All A Bunch Of Worriers: Wind Farms, WiFi, And Cancer

Earlier this June, researchers from the Canadian consulting firm Instrinsik published a 60-study review looking at the scientific basis for so-called "wind turbine syndrome."

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Related Topix: Health, Brain Cancer, Science

Daily Mail

Psychologist charged with sexual assault after billing insurers for ...

Psychologist charged with sexual assault after billing insurers for 'touching therapy' that included rubbing his patients' privates as his WIFE sat next door Dr Richard Lenhart, 53, charged with sexual assault for allegedly abusing one patient for 17 years and another for seven Do no harm: Dr Richard Lenhart, 53, is facing a slew of sexual assault ... (more)

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KISU-TV Pocatello

Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition

Cognitive neuroscience represents the attempt to understand mental processes at the level of the brain's functioning and not merely from information-processing models and theories.

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Mother Jones

Why Racism Is Bad For Your Brain

In his press conference Monday discussing the shooting of an unarmed black teenager and the ongoing crisis in Ferguson, Missouri, President Obama addressed the continuing prevalence of racial inequality in the US.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Science, UC Santa Barbara

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Psychology Today

The Psychology of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

You have very likely either participated in or have observed others do the recent ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that has sweep the nation in recent days.

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Psychology Today

How Negative Thoughts are Ruining Your Life

Last year, a study of more than 30,000 people revealed that harping on negative life events can be the prime predictor of some of today's most common mental health problems.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Science

The Washington Post

Howard University doctoral student is trying to organize bus trip to attend Ferguson rally

A Howard University graduate student is trying to raise funds to charter a bus from Washington, D.C. to Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Howard University, Science, Anonymous, Pop/Rock

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