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Women take it in. Men push it out.

6 December, 2011

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Did you know men and women handle distress differently?

Psychologists have known for some time that women show higher rates of mood and anxiety disorders, while men show higher rates of substance abuse and antisocial behaviours. read more »

Bullying

17 November, 2011

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Myth: It’s bad luck, or being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Myth: It’s a normal part of growing up.

Fact: Bullying is violence.
Fact: Bullying contributes to mental health problems.
Fact: Bullying is a problem for our society.

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Beware TV

3 November, 2011

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BEWARE: TV could be harmful to young children! Television plays a big part in the lives of many infants, toddlers, and young children. Nine months of age is the median age when children begin to watch TV. The average amount of time children under 3 years old watch TV is from 1-3 hours per day. That’s a lot of time for those very young brains. read more »

Sleep

20 October, 2011

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Insomnia — The American Medical Association reported that from 30-48% of the general adult population experience symptoms of insomnia AMA Therapeutic Insights website. read more »

Exercise

6 October, 2011

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Exercise – Yes, we’ve all heard it for years: Exercise is good for your body.  Psychological research has outlined many mental health benefits of exercise
as well. 
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