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Forensic Psychology and Mindfulness

This post: circa 2,200 words, estimated reading time: 11 minutes. (Full content, inc. references, 4,000 words, 20 minutes. Forensic Psychology and Mindfulness Mindfulness Case presentation for Sophie   (Note. This was for a Y3 university assessment. Sophie is a representation, not a real person.)   Sophie is a young, unmarried mother, aged 31, currently serving …

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The most dangerous word in the world

I was scrolling through Facebook, like you do, and ran into Clive. Don’t be like Clive. The post in question, entitled ‘Why This Word Is So Dangerous to Say or Hear‘, was by Psychology Today and detailed research – using an fMRI – on the cognitive effect of negativity. It happens to be one of …

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Old people are xenophobes! What did you ever do for us?

What did old people ever do for us? There’s a really, really annoying article in The Mail today: ‘I’m grieving for our loss of cultural enrichment’: Students claim they will fail their exams because they are so DEPRESSED about Brexit. It tells how: Some blamed older people for voting the leave the EU and reducing …

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Rags to Riches – How to earn millions in World of Warcraft

We all know seem to know of someone in Warcraft that appears to have endless bags of gold, that purchases the most expensive vendor mounts as soon as they appear, that casually pays 954,000g on BMAH for mounts (because it’s easier than farming for week after week on a score of alts). How is that …

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Gaming addictions: Warcraft or Warcrack? How on-line gaming destroys lives

Gaming addiction is a major issue Warcraft and games like it can be addictive, addictive beyond the point of obsession and off into the scary realms and genuine risks of destroying your health, schooling, job, career, relationships, marriage…. I know how bad I am, but that’s me, I understand if it wasn’t this it would …

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Shoot the damn dog – a memoir of depression

Shoot the damn dog : a memoir of depression ~ by Sally Brampton If you have long-term depression yourself, or know someone close suffering from it, this is recommended reading. There are many different types of depression and it can take people in different ways, but whatever form it takes you’ll recognise many of the …

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Defeat Depression – 52 brilliant ideas for healing a troubled mind

Defeat depression: 52 brilliant ideas for healing a troubled mind ~ by Dr Sabina Dosani This is a subjective review by a chronically depressed bloke that’s close to had enough. I read this yesterday but felt at the time I got little from it, though it was an easy read and did raised the odd …

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