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Mental Illness: A Global Economic issue

Mental illness is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide and people with severe mental illnesses tend to die of preventable conditions 25 years earlier than persons without such diagnoses. Distressing symptoms can be exacerbated by the

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Posted in Psychiatry, Psychology, Socioeconomics

The Effects of Toxic Stress in Early Childhood on Brain Development

This is the first of multiple posts regarding this issue. For years I have been puzzled by¬†some individual’s inability to comprehend or fathom the rationale behind antisocial behavior¬†i.e. Substance abuse, Prostitution, Homicide etc. Within seconds judgements are passed on these

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Posted in Behavioural Neuroscience, Psychology