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Family Says Man Charged In FBI Right-Wing Terror Sting Is Mentally Ill, Incapa...
The parents of a 23-year-old man accused by federal authorities over the weekend of trying to set off a fake bomb in downtown Oklahoma City said their son is mentally ill and was targeted by FBI agents who should not have aided and abetted a paranoid schizophrenic to commit this act. Jerry Drake Varnell was arrested by the FBI early Saturday following a lengthy sting operation that involved a confidential informant and an undercover FBI agent. Varnell s pa ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Princess Diana Talks Mental Health In Newly Uncovered Interviews
Princess Diana was known for her composure and generosity publicly, but we may not have known the extent of her struggle to treat mental health issues privately. Now, newly published interviews are shining more of a light on her experience. National Geographic s Diana In Her Own Words documentary, which premiered last week, featured interviews Diana had in 1991 with close friend James Colthurst. The interviews were conducted for journalist Andrew Morton s ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Constant Anxiety Won't Save The World
By Julie Beck When New York Magazine published a story about the apocalyptic dangers of climate change last month, it was shared widely, and with alarm. People tweeted things like Read this and get very, very scared, or otherwise prescribed fear and worry as the appropriate reaction to the piece. They were mimicking the tone of the story itself, which starts by saying It is, I promise, worse than you think, and goes on to avow that no matter how well-infor ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Stop Executing The Mentally Ill
On July 6, 2017, William Morva is scheduled to join countless others who suffered from serious mental illness yet were put to death in America. His case has made headlines as legislatures across the country are now considering whether to stop executing the mentally ill. Morva brutally murdered two people in Virginia in 2006 one an unarmed security guard and the other a sheriff s deputy. At the time of the killings, he was being held for another crime. Whil ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Allow Katy Perry To Explain Why Therapy Is So Amazing
Katy Perry isn t afraid to let the world be a witness to her mental health care. Earlier this month, the singer livestreamed her therapy session on YouTube with with Siri Sat Nam Singh, who is known for his work on Viceland s The Therapist. During the stream, Perry discussed her issues with relationships, her parents and opened up about previously experiencing suicidal thoughts. She discussed that decision to show the session in a new interview with Austra ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Shame Of Our Cities: Neglect Of The Mentally Ill
I have previously written that the United States is the worst place in the world to have a mental illness, while Trieste is the best. We are the worst because we so badly underfund treatment, recovery, and housing programs for people with severe mental illness. The result 350,000 in prison 250,000 homeless. Life in prison when you are mentally ill is unimaginably horrible long and repeated stays, high risk of solitary, physical and sexual abuse. Usually th ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
CEO Has The Best Response To His Employee's Mental Health Day
This is what we d call boss of the year material. Madalyn Parker, a Michigan-based web developer at the chat software company Olark, emailed her coworkers and CEO a few weeks ago, candidly letting them know she was taking a couple days off for her mental health. Her boss was not only cool with her last-minute leave, but praised her for her honesty about working on her psychological wellbeing. The exchange is a perfect example of what mental health support ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
US Open: Do Tennis Players Who Grunt Have an Advantage?
As the US Open tournament gets underway, tennis fans and sports pundits around the world are predicting who will walk away with the fourth and final Grand Slam title of 2017. Serena Williams, who has six US Open titles to her name, has ruled herself out of contention due to pregnancy . Stan Wawrinka, who won the men s tournament last year, has withdrawn with a knee injury. Neither of these former champions will win. So, who has the best shot at victory One ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Aug 28
Dog Bites: Comprehensive Data and Interdisciplinary Analyses
Why dogs bite, the medical, legal, and other consequences of humans being bitten by dogs, and how to manage them, are hot topics globally. 1 I m very interested in the general topic of dog biting, but when I go to the web to learn about specific studies there are numerous hits and it s often difficult to make sense of the data and to separate fact from fiction. So, I was thrilled to learn of a new book edited by Daniel Mills and Carri Westgarth called Dog ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Aug 28
A New Diagnosis for the DSM?
Over the past four decades, educators, clinicians, and researchers have become increasingly aware that there are children who have no problem with purely verbal activities, and may even be verbally advanced, but who, have significant problems academically, especially with mathematical concepts long division, fractions, grafts, shapes and in organizing their work. Because, since early on, they have demonstrated good verbal skills reading, spelling, vocabula ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Aug 28
My Child a Bully? Never! Well Maybe…
One of the most difficult things a parent can hear is, Your child is bullying my child. As parents , our first reaction is, My child would never do that. He is innocent. When this happens, it is important to remember that your child, as a human being, can and will make mistakes. Hopefully he isn t harming another child but realize that all of us, including your child, do things for which we are not proud. Children often bully other children because they do ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Aug 28
War, Intelligence Collectors, and Inevitable Mortality
Imagine it s your job today to collect information or intelligence in a village that s often the source of mortar attacks on your camp, and where one of your buddies was just killed by an improvised explosive device IED . In other words, your job is to go into a dangerous place and talk with people who may want to kill you. Your job constantly reminds you of your own mortality. Yep, the thought of this job makes me a little anxious, even though I m sitting ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Aug 28
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