Nov 1st, 2012
Is it because of multiple personality? by MeKonnen H. Birru, PhD* Don’t lie to each other, for you have stripped off your old sinful nature and all its wicked deeds. Colossians 3:9 Mr. Hailemarim Desalegn, 48, has been prime minister of Ethiopia not more than three months now but has already made sev...
Oct 29th, 2012
By Julia Belluz On a recent visit to Debre Libanos, a 13th-century monastery outside Addis Ababa, one of Ethiopia’s few psychiatrists found 17 people in chains. Suffering from serious mental health issues ranging from schizophrenia to bipolar disorder, they’d somehow ended up at the monastery with ot...
Jun 5th, 2012
Would anyone work to support themselves or their families — and then turn over a chunk of that hard-earned money to somebody else, just because of the words used by that somebody else? A few people may be taken in by the words of con men, here and there, but the larger tragedy is that […]...
In Crime & Corruption
Apr 20th, 2011
A British businessman wanted for extradition in South Africa on charges of ordering his wife’s murder while on honeymoon was detained Wednesday in a secure mental clinic, his lawyer said. Shrien Dewani was held at the Fromeside clinic in Bristol, southwest England, after staff kicked him out of...
Nov 16th, 2010
A male scientist says he’s discovered what makes women happy. It’s a hormone called oxytocin, says Paul Zak, a researcher at Claremont Graduate University. Zak presented evidence to back his case today at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego. Produced naturally in the body, o...