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Tragic Reality of Teen Suicide & Opioid Overdose Deaths (An International Perspective)

Suicide is a top 10 killer in Australia (1a). Age is the most important risk factor. Many of you will know, the age bracket most at risk is . . . huh (?!) ~85 years and older (1a*, 1)!! Further, … Continue reading

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A New Government Curfew is Now In Effect

For your own protection, a new government curfew is in effect in Queensland as of July first 2016. > No adult in the state may purchase a shot of alcohol after 11:59pm. > All bars must close alcohol service by … Continue reading

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Cognitive Enhancing Drugs & Students

Cognitive Enhancing Drugs & Students Every year, at exam time, I get questions about cognitive enhancers. Also, inevitably, about ADHD, and often there will be an addle minded mention of ethics at some point as well. So, if you are … Continue reading

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~ Strategies for the End of the Journey ~ [EV-I]

When God closes a door, he opens a window. True enough, if there are gays who can marry in your city; outside may be a plague of spiders or a tsunami  – but this piece isn’t about the immutable external … Continue reading

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~ Escape Velocity ~ [EV II]

If only we could all afford psychotherapy all the time, we would all be better off. Luckily, if you have a recognised condition and live in a first world country with a universal healthcare system, you can likely get a … Continue reading

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Violence and Shame: Be Prepared for Your Irrational Machinery

Violence and Shame: Be Prepared for Your Irrational Machinery. The Peculiar Nature of Self Blame and Shame in Assault Cases Shame being generated following an assault has always struck me as very unhelpful, on behalf of the brain. This falls … Continue reading

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