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When Sex Is No Longer Fun

By Jeremy Hainsworth

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Sex.  It’s a word that can light up part of some peoples’ brains the same way mentioning cocaine or heroin might.  Indeed, a compulsive sexual behaviour can be just as alluring for the addict trying to numb

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Persistent Trauma Documented Three Decades after Chernobyl Disaster

By Rebecca Abavi

PTSDChad Gracia’s award-winning 2015 documentary, The Russian Woodpecker, addresses the legacy of trauma caused by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. The film documents the investigative journey of Fedor Alexandrovich, a Kiev based artist who shares his own

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Diagnosing Mental Illness: We Have a Long Way to Go

By Liz Greene

diagnosing mental illness - ADHDAs much as I’d love to say otherwise, the stigma surrounding mental illness is very much alive and well. Without physical symptoms to prove the presence of a disease or disorder, society seems intent on refusing to

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My Childhood with ADHD

By Lindsay Endicott 

For as long as I can remember, I have always had fun in school, but I was treated as though I was stupid. My teachers only ever seemed to show interest in what I was fiddling with,

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The Impact of Chronic Illness on Parenting

By Claudette Villena

Impact of chronic illness on parentingParenting can be one of life’s most rewarding experiences, and one of the most demanding. When a chronic illness is involved, demands on the family can increase substantially. Family stressors can affect the ill parent, family relationships

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