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The State (SC), Letters: We should reject spanking

We should reject spanking

I was disappointed with Ron Prinz’s incomplete and misleading guest column on corporal punishment (“The truth about spanking,” Sept. 26). Prinz claimed he was “getting past myths,” but there is in fact… 116 more words

Education

The Home Lie Detector

I have mentioned before that I am on the mailing list of Hammacher Schemmer, the store that has sold the best, the only, the unexpected,and the absurdly expensive for the last 166 years.  1,044 more words

Science

New Evidence Links CIA to APA War-on-Terror Ethics

"The position of the American Psychological Association is clear and unequivocal: For more than 25 years, the association has absolutely condemned any psychologist participation in torture." 2,019 more words

Shared Parenting

On October 9, 2014, in a commentary in the Baltimore Sun entitled, “Joint Custody should be the norm,” Ned Holstein emphasized that “after parents separate or divorce, children do much better with shared parenting.” … 254 more words

Identity - Challenging Bromberg On His Argument

TW: suicide, but only a brief mention.

Is identity predestined or chosen? I’d say bit of both, but more of the former. Let me explain what I”m talking about. 774 more words

Andrew Bolt

Academic Writing: When to Use Abbreviations

Confused about when to abbreviate terms, when to spell them out, and when to do both? You’re not alone. Part of what I do when copyediting is I check all abbreviations, acronyms, and initialisms to make sure that they are accurate, consistent, and warranted. 478 more words

Writing

Suicide Prevention Requires Access to Effective, Evidence Based Treatment, APA Member Tells Congress

#SuicidePrevention #MentalHealth #Emotions

Via @APA Suicide Prevention Requires Access to Effective, Evidence Based Treatment, APA Member Tells Congress.

WASHINGTON — Suicide is preventable, but not all Americans have access to effective treatment and crisis intervention, a member of the American Psychological Association told a congressional panel Thursday. 495 more words

Mental Health (general)