Mental Health

By IndepthAfrica
In World
Jul 7th, 2014
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By Katie Holliday Children of same-sex parents have above average health and well-being, research by the University of Melbourne shows. The research was based on data from the Australian Study of Child Health in Same-Sex Families, which involved input from 315 same-sex parents and a total of 500 chil...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 1st, 2012
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 29th, 2012
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Jun 5th, 2012
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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 […]...
By benim
In Lifestyle
Sep 1st, 2011
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Women who have abortions are at risk of severe mental health problems, according to a study. The research found that those who undergo abortion face nearly double the risk of mental health difficulties compared with others and that one in ten of all mental health problems was a result of abortion. Th...
By benim
In Abuse
Jul 6th, 2011
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Many people feel that there have been more sexual crimes perpetrated in the last few years due to the increasingly large numbers of such crimes that are being reported in the media. Whether this is actually the case is a topic for a more detailed study of the issue. What is inarguable is the pain [&h...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Apr 20th, 2011
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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...
By benim
In Health
Nov 16th, 2010
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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...