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August 29, 2014

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10:48 AM | Rotherham and ‘playing the race card’ – Psychologists investigate whether perpetrator’s race protects against being found guilty. Dr Raj Persaud and Professor Adrian Furnham
Rotherham and ‘playing the race card’ – Psychologists investigate whether perpetrator’s race protects against being found guilty.   Dr Raj Persaud and Professor Adrian Furnham One of the reasons, it is argued, that extensive sexual abuse and child exploitation was tolerated for so long in Rotherham, is that the race of the perpetrators might have […]

August 26, 2014

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5:00 PM | Quote Therapy – Cindy Crawford
“Sometimes knowing what you don’t want or what doesn’t work gets you one step closer to what you do want and what does work.” Cindy Crawford

August 25, 2014

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1:28 PM | Can the FPIES Moms Save the Miso Children?
Look who's helping children with misophoniaread more

August 22, 2014

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4:30 PM | The Truth Will Set You Free
The Truth Will Set You Free [Article via Psychology Today. Click above for full post] Every week during a group counseling session I facilitate, people go around and check-in about their current thoughts and feelings. What I’ve been noticing since... Read More ›
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3:45 AM | After the Robin William’s tragedy – will there by copycats? Raj Persaud and Professor Sir Simon Wessely (President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists)
After the Robin William’s tragedy – will there by copycats?   Raj Persaud and Professor Sir Simon Wessely (President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists)   Robert Enke, a very famous German football goal keeper, killed himself on the railway on 10th November 2009.   The number of railway suicidal acts, in the following two […]

August 19, 2014

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5:00 PM | Quote Therapy – by Joel Osteen
“You control the doorway to your mind.” Joel Osteen

August 15, 2014

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5:00 PM | Quote Therapy – by Seth Jaffe
“A lot of people think the problem for Philip Seymour Hoffman was drugs. It wasn’t… that was his solution to his problem.” Seth Jaffe

August 14, 2014

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4:17 PM | Robin Williams Teaches Us About Mental Illness
Robin Williams Teaches Us About Mental Illness [Article via Psychology Today. Click above for full post] As media journalists run wild trying to get the latest facts surrounding Robin Williams’ death, there are two facts that stick out the most... Read More ›

August 13, 2014

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4:45 PM | Psychologists find sense of humour predicts depression and suicidal thinking – does this explain the Robin Williams tragedy? Dr Raj Persaud and Professor Adrian Furnham
Psychologists find sense of humour predicts depression and suicidal thinking – does this partly explain the Robin Williams tragedy? Dr Raj Persaud and Professor Adrian Furnham Victoria Ando, from St Hugh’s College, University of Oxford has recently published a study entitled ‘Psychotic traits in comedians’, which uncovers a link between the manic side of bipolar […]

August 12, 2014

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6:20 PM | Psychologists Find Your Sense of Humour Predicts Depression
Victoria Ando, from St Hugh's College, University of Oxford has recently published a study entitled 'Psychotic traits...

August 11, 2014

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6:32 PM | Psychology of Ebola Crisis reveals biological weapon potential – a viral suicide bomb? Raj Persaud and Nicholas Morris
Psychology of Ebola Crisis reveals biological weapon potential – a viral suicide bomb?   Raj Persaud and Nicholas Morris   252 people died from Ebola during the 1995 Kikwit 7-month outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; to date this remains the most significant of recent Ebola incidents, not including the current Western Africa […]
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6:39 AM | Psychology of Ebola Crisis Reveals Biological Weapon Potential
What doctors and health agencies learnt from Kikwit will be largely driving the response of authorities today - but have all the correct lessons really been grasped? Particularly as regards the psychological dimension of an epidemic, where panic can be even more contagious, with wider effects?

August 08, 2014

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5:00 PM | Quote Therapy – by Elon Musk
“If something is important enough, you should try even if the probable outcome is failure.” Elon Musk

August 06, 2014

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4:14 PM | Does Psychology predict eventual failure of Gaza ceasefire? Dr Raj Persaud and Professor Adrian Furnham
Does Psychology predict eventual failure of Gaza ceasefire?   Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham   Academic psychologists based in Israel and the USA have recently published a new psychological analysis of the Middle East, elucidating powerful emotional barriers to peace-making.   Daniel Bar-Tal Branco Weiss Professor of Research in Child Development from Tel Aviv University, […]

August 05, 2014

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4:30 PM | Quote Therapy – by Confucius
“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” Confucius

August 02, 2014

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10:43 AM | As an Asian Mother is awaiting sentence for killing her three-year-old – how many other Asian women are in a similar psychological predicament? Raj Persaud FRCPsych, Consultant Psychiatrist in Private Practice in Harley Street.
As Asian Mother is awaiting sentence for killing her three-year-old – how many other Asian women are in a similar psychological predicament? Raj Persaud FRCPsych, Consultant Psychiatrist in Private Practice in Harley Street.   34 year old mother Rosdeep Adekoya’s sentencing has been deferred until August 25th, after she admitted killing her three year old […]

August 01, 2014

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4:30 PM | Are You Happy with Your Life?
Are You Happy with Your Life? [Article via Psychology Today. Click above for full post] Have you ever created a goal, reached it, became content, and then went looking for the next best thing? It’s interesting to see how quickly... Read More ›
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