Friday, 18 January, 2019

Category: Humanity

Childhood Infections Associated With Risk Of Subsequent Mental Disorders

Childhood Infections Associated With Risk Of Subsequent Mental Disorders

Infections during childhood are linked to an elevated risks for mental disorders, according to research published in JAMA Psychiatry. “The etiology of mental disorders is rather unknown, and several studies have indicated that the immune system may play a role in at least a subgroup of individuals with mental disorders,” said

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China’s Actions Could Be Precursors To Genocide

China’s Actions Could Be Precursors To Genocide

Uighur leaders have called on democratic governments to confront China over its treatment of ethnic minority Uighur Muslims, saying the government’s actions against the ethnic minority group are “precursors to genocide.” On a visit to Australia, leaders of the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), based in Washington, said governments, businesses, academics

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WSJ Investigation: China Offered To Bail Out 1MDB

WSJ Investigation: China Offered To Bail Out 1MDB

Senior Chinese leaders offered in 2016 to help bail out a Malaysian government fund at the centre of a swelling, multibillion-dollar graft scandal, according to minutes from a series of previously undisclosed meetings reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. Chinese officials told visiting Malaysians that China would use its influence to

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21 UK Winter Walks With A Wow Factor

21 UK Winter Walks With A Wow Factor

The Malvern Hills are a range of hills in the English counties of Worcestershire Herefordshire and a small area of northern Gloucestershire, dominating the surrounding countryside and the towns and villages of the district of Malvern. The highest summit of the hills affords a panorama of the Severn valley with the hills of Herefordshire and the Welsh

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Six Myths About Dissociative Identity Disorder (Part 2)

Six Myths About Dissociative Identity Disorder (Part 2)

MYTH 4: DID IS AN IATROGENIC DISORDER RATHER THAN A TRAUMA-BASED DISORDER One of the most frequently repeated myths is that DID is iatrogenically created. Proponents of this view argue that various influences—including suggestibility, a tendency to fantasise, therapists who use leading questions and procedures, and media portrayals of DID—lead some vulnerable

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