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The Five

There was dedication to the psychosocial cause last night, or should I say this morning? My fellow, and much more prolific, disaster blogger John and I stuck it out until midnight to join the IFRC Psychosocial Reference Centre‚Äôs… 472 more words


#31 Days of Endo ~ 11 Tips for Mums of Endowarriors

Day 13 :)

I am taking a short break from sharing the stories, to share some tips for mums of endo warriors. More girls in their teens and early twenties are getting a diagnosis, more often than not, being diagnosed with endometriosis throws them and their families into confusion. 952 more words


European refugee crisis: psychological trauma of refugees and care givers

Author(s): Irena PAPADOPOULOS, Sue SHEA




In recent years, the number of refugees and migrants entering Europe has increased dramatically. Such trauma may affect not only refugees themselves, but also care givers and rescue workers.

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Zika Virus Update

I recently wrote a blog about the Zika virus and would like to expand on the subject by providing a resource list for families and providers. 248 more words

Manuel Casanova

Brain Activity and Functional Connectivity Associated with Hypnosis

Hypnosis has proven clinical utility, yet changes in brain activity underlying the hypnotic state have not yet been fully identified. Hypnosis, or trance, is an altered state of mind in which a person is highly responsive to suggestion. 502 more words