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I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. DeGaulle
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India’s Truth Bomb

India’s Truth Bomb | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Bollywood film star Aamir Khan is shaking up India with a TV juggernaut that airs the dirty laundry of one billion people. ...

 

'For 11 weeks, Aamir Khan, one of Bollywood's biggest acting stars, has perched himself in empathetic attitude before a studio audience in what looks like the classic talk-show set-up. But each week Khan has used this format to expose India's social ills. The television show has earned him plaudits — and massive ratings — in a country where you can usually only pull such crowds with sport or cheap thrills such as reality television.

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Counting the cost: the impact of young men's mental health on the Australian economy

'The human and economic costs of mental illness in Australia can no longer be ignored...............'

 

'The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare reports that 26.5% of adolescents (one in four young people in this age group) will experience a mental health problem. In spite of this, rates of helpseeking among young Australians, and particularly among young men, remain low. Tragically, suicide continues to be the leading cause of death for young men in Australia, accounting for 22% of all deaths; with male youth suicide rates in rural areas double those of metropolitan areas.'

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