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Sexual problems may linger after rape

Sexual problems may linger after rape | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Rape victims treated with psychotherapy are still more than twice as likely to have sexual difficulties and pelvic pain than unvictimized women, ...
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Social Work Career Development: Best in Mental Health (week of 6 ...

Social Work Career Development: Best in Mental Health (week of 6 ... | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
This post is part of a weekly series, Best in Mental Health, featuring the best posts of the week, in social work, psychology, evidence-based practice/healthcare, non-profit and private practice concerns on Social Work Career ...
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Google Steps Up Chrome Warnings for Safer Surfing | Enterprise Security Today

Google Steps Up Chrome Warnings for Safer Surfing | Enterprise Security Today | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Tech giant Google wants to save Internet users from themselves. The company's Chrome Web browser will now warn users before they visit questionable sites that could cripple their computers.
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Chrome is a virus magnet and Safari ran out bullets. 

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Strong Parental Bond Helps Protect Shy Babies from Future Anxiety

Strong Parental Bond Helps Protect Shy Babies from Future Anxiety | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Having a strong infant/parent bond is vital in preventing shy babies, and particularly males, from turning into anxious teenagers, according to a new study at the University of Waterloo. Researchers have long been aware that toddlers who react with behavioral...
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Judge Temporarily Halts Obama's Immigration Actions

Judge Temporarily Halts Obama's Immigration Actions | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction on Monday that will temporarily prevent the Obama administration from moving forward with its executive actions on immigration while a lawsuit against the president works its way through t...
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University apology for mental health masks ‘stereotype’ | The Times

University apology for mental health masks ‘stereotype’ | The Times | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
A university was forced to apologise yesterday after using life-like masks of people with mental health issues for student training
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Maybe actual hands on work would be beneficial instead of using fakes. Time to redraw training curriculum!

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The Truth About ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences): Infographic by RWJF

The Truth About ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences): Infographic by RWJF | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
[Adverse Childhood Experiences Infographic credit: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation] According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, childhood experiences can have a tremendous effect in various ways throughout a person’s life. Three Types of ACEs RWJF...
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A Secret Cause & Cure for the Socially Anxious

A Secret Cause & Cure for the Socially Anxious | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
The Fatal Flaw: A deeply buried, un-nameable sense that:
Something is wrong with me. I am missing some vital ingredient that other people have. I am set apart, different. I do not quite fit in anywhere.
Fortunately the Fatal Flaw is not as bad as it...
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How To Respond When You’ve Been Wronged

How To Respond When You’ve Been Wronged | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
One key to good relationships is to not take personally another person’s actions. Recently, when my mother passed away I had every reason to take her final actions personally. She changed her will without telling me, and the change was to my disadvantage....
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Beware the Magnet Facebook scam infecting more than 55,000 users a day

Beware the Magnet Facebook scam infecting more than 55,000 users a day | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Over the past week, security researchers in Romanian have spotted at least two ‘tag campaigns’. They work by tagging no more than 20 friends of the victim in a malicious post (pictured).
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Brian Williams suspended for six months

Brian Williams suspended for six months | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
The NBC anchor is being suspended without pay for his false story about Iraq.
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They fired others for less #NO-BC

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City municipal ID card waiting times are getting shorter

City municipal ID card waiting times are getting shorter | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
The wait for one of the city’s new municipal IDs isn’t over — but it is getting a lot shorter for tens of thousands of New Yorkers.
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#Latism #NYLatino #NYCLatino #Brooklyn #queens #Bronx #Manhattan 

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Craigslist hookups linked to increase in HIV cases: study

Craigslist hookups linked to increase in HIV cases: study | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
All of those Craigslist hookups are contributing to a rise in HIV cases, according to a recent study.
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Sure, its never the individual making the wrong decision of having unprotected sex!

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Understanding Trichotillomania

Understanding Trichotillomania | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
 
Trichotillomania or hair pulling is a disorder where a person constantly has the urge to pull their hair from the scalp, eyebrows, beard, legs, arms or other parts of the body. For some, hair pulling can be managed but for others the urge to pull...
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Student, 16, 'hacked school computers to improve grades'

Student, 16, 'hacked school computers to improve grades' | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Eric Walstrom, a junior at New Dorp HS in Staten Island, New York, allegedly cracked software security and set up a network so he could access data from his cell phone.
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Not muy bueno!

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Why ransomware is spreading, and how to guard against digital hijackers (+video)

Why ransomware is spreading, and how to guard against digital hijackers (+video) | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Ransomware is malware that encrypts victims' data until they pay up. A popular variety known as CryptoWall has infected an estimated 1 million victims and collected approximately $1.8 million in ransom.
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The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle

The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
American and British spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world.
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MI5 Accused of Covering Up Child Sex Abuse

MI5 Accused of Covering Up Child Sex Abuse | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
TEHRAN (FNA)- British spy service MI5 is facing allegations it was complicit in the sexual abuse of children, the high court in Northern Ireland will hear on Tuesday. Victims of the abuse are takin...
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Google gives its rivals an ultimatum

Google gives its rivals an ultimatum | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
The Palo-Alto based company assembled a crack team of hackers and programmers called Project Zero in July to trawl its own – and its competitors – software for security flaws.
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Why it’s Better to “Like” than be “Liked”

Why it’s Better to “Like” than be “Liked” | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
In my recent novel, “Don’t Try to Find Me”, social media plays a significant role.  And for many of us, it’s hard to go a day without being on some form of social media.
The act of posting and hearing back from others can be a...
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Doctor’s Attire Affects Patient’s Trust

Doctor’s Attire Affects Patient’s Trust | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Patients are more likely to have trust and confidence in doctors who are wearing either suits or white coats, compared to those in casual attire, according to a new analysis by the University of Michigan Health System. The exception is during an emergency...
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7 Free Therapeutic Valentine’s Day Gifts

7 Free Therapeutic Valentine’s Day Gifts | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
 
Photo by Nick J Webb
On Valentine’s Day people often bend over backwards to show how much they love their loved ones. This can cost a lot of money. There are men or women who take their spouses to expensive candlelight restaurants, surprise...
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Software lets people track Whatsapp users by despite privacy settings 

Software lets people track Whatsapp users by despite privacy settings  | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
The software, created by Dutch developer Maikel Zweerink, exploits a ‘design flaw’ in the service’s optional status feature which lets other users know whether someone is online.
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10 Nutritional Deficiencies that May Cause Depression

10 Nutritional Deficiencies that May Cause Depression | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
I’m not sure why more psychiatrists don’t first test for nutritional deficiencies before dispensing Zoloft or Prozac, and especially antipsychotics like Seroquel and Zyprexa. The good ones will send you to get lab work done before upping your meds...
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Malware in Google Play Apps Affects Millions | Enterprise Security Today

Malware in Google Play Apps Affects Millions | Enterprise Security Today | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that several Android apps on Google Play quietly sneak malicious adware onto devices in ways that make it difficult for users to identify the sources of the problems.
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Psychologist Michelle Ward probes minds of murderers on ID

Psychologist Michelle Ward probes minds of murderers on ID | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
SHE’S got some killer guests lined up — and for some critics, that may be a problem.
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Creative People, Mental Health, Misdiagnosis

Creative People, Mental Health, Misdiagnosis | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
A full list of talented and creative people who suffer anxiety, depression and other mental health challenges, would, of course, be limitless; being creative, gifted and talented does not exempt any of us from those problems.
Novelist Patricia Cornwell...
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