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Meduza'It's a record to be proud of' How a Siberian city prosecutes Russian Internet users for 'criminal' memesMeduzaThis evidence, the attorneys say, will prove that he intended no act of extremism. Daniil Markin is on trial for sharing several memes on Vkontakte that satirized religion, such as one based on the television show Game of Thrones, featuring Jon Snow ...
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The College FixMichigan funds campus sexual-assault programs that experts call 'junk science'The College FixCoached final memories are more, not less, vulnerable to manipulation. Michigan leaders apparently ignored writer Emily Yoffe's exposé of the “junk science” behind “trauma-informed” practices in sexual-assault investigations in The Atlantic last year.and more »
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Mental Floss13 Delicious Facts About HannibalMental FlossHannibal only lasted three seasons, but in its short time on the air it amassed loads of critical acclaim and a ravenous fan base known as “Fannibals,” many of whom are still holding out hope for the show's return. ... practicing psychiatrist and a ...
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Constitutional Attorney Supports Mental Health Watchdog's Call for Electroshock BanPR Newswire (press release)"There is no scientific evidence of the long-term safety or efficacy of ECT. By law ... CCHR International President Ms. Jan Eastgate, adds: "In the absence of such proof, the FDA has been procrastinating about how to protect psychiatry's $5.4 billion ...and more ...
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Beyond the Lyme WarslareviewofbooksAs a child, Khakpour is given insufficient anesthesia during ear surgery; as an adult, the ER staff laughs at her; a “gloomy” psychiatrist she consults looks “like black and white newsprint”; and a flashy L.A. physician who touts himself as “VIP ...
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Fast CompanyThis new laboratory will explore how people can truly flourish at workFast CompanySince BetterUp's founding in 2013, it has taken pride in drawing on evidenced-based research–from Seligman, Angela Duckworth, Shawn Achor, and others–to assist its clients. Thirteen in-house psychologists, neuroscientists, and psychiatrists oversee the ...and more »
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The IntelligencerFamily law attorneys: Child custody cases are never clear cutThe IntelligencerDramatic changes in Pennsylvania's child custody laws less than 10 years ago were designed to hold judges more accountable for their decisions, according to family law attorneys. Child custody cases are among the longest, most expensive, ugliest and ...and more »
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Brain Blogger (blog)Friendship Bench—A Model for Accessible Mental Health CareBrain Blogger (blog)In San Francisco alone, the Center for Disease Controls and Prevention (CDC) reports that there are about 32 child psychiatrists and 88 child psychologists per 10,000 children ages 0 to 17 years old. There is a need for re-imagining the delivery of ...and more »
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New York TimesWith Short, Intense Sessions, Some Patients Finish Therapy in Just WeeksNew York TimesThe program, which began in 2016, is part of a new wave of concentrated, intensive therapy programs for psychiatric disorders. The Child Mind Institute in New York launched a two-day “boot camp” for teens with social anxiety last year. ... The ...
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ABC LocalSir John Eccles, Victoria's Nobel Prize-winning scientist who was marginalised in his search for the soulABC LocalSir John Eccles is an icon of Australian science, but an attempt in later life to mix religion and science made him an outsider in the scientific community as it won him fans in the Catholic Church. ... "He devised experiments in which he attempted to ...and more...

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