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“Hysteria” Shows The War on Women Is Nothing New

May 28, 2012

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by Julie M. RodriguezMay 27, 2012 Tanya Wexler’s new romantic comedy “Hysteria” is deeper than it appears on the surface. The film uses the real and little-known history of the vibrator and hysteria in Victorian England as a backdrop for the fictional story of an ambitious young doctor, Mortimer Granville (Hugh Dancy) and Charlotte Dalrymple […]

War on Terror Traumatises Pakistani Women

April 16, 2012

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By Ashfaq Yusufzai Women in Pakistan’s tribal areas show signs of mental stress. Credit:Ashfaq Yusufzai/IPS PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Apr 16, 2012 (IPS) – Collateral damage caused by the ‘war on terror’, prosecuted by the United States and its allies in Afghanistan since 2001, may well extend to psychological trauma sustained by thousands of women in the […]

ASIA: Isolation, poverty loom for an aging population

February 14, 2012

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Photo: David Longstreath/IRINMore of her in coming years BANGKOK, 14 February 2012 (IRIN) – With 60 percent of the world’s population, Asia has one of the largest concentrations globally of aging persons, creating a host of potential challenges, experts warn. “Asian countries, besides Japan perhaps, need to plan now. These countries have grown older before […]

Are women more depressed or just better at getting help?

September 7, 2011

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New research suggests that European women are two-and-a-half times more likely to suffer from depression than men, and twice as depressed as they were in the 70s Sarah PhillipsThe Guardian, Tuesday 6 September 2011 Does juggling childcare and work make women susceptible to depression? Photograph: Loyall Sewall/www.jupiterimages.com Women are two-and-a-half times more likely to suffer […]

Are women more depressed or just better at getting help?

September 7, 2011

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New research suggests that European women are two-and-a-half times more likely to suffer from depression than men, and twice as depressed as they were in the 70s Sarah PhillipsThe Guardian, Tuesday 6 September 2011 Does juggling childcare and work make women susceptible to depression? Photograph: Loyall Sewall/www.jupiterimages.com Women are two-and-a-half times more likely to suffer […]

Depressed Teens Have Riskier Sex

July 31, 2011

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Teen girls are less likely to use condoms when depressed.Published on July 30, 2011 by Kathryn Stamoulis, Ph.D. in The New Teen Age Image from recover-from-grief.com  A new study published in the Journal of Psychology, Health & Medicine found that depression is linked to risky sexual practices among teen girls. Over a period of 12-months, […]

Depressed Teens Have Riskier Sex

July 31, 2011

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Teen girls are less likely to use condoms when depressed.Published on July 30, 2011 by Kathryn Stamoulis, Ph.D. in The New Teen Age Image from recover-from-grief.com  A new study published in the Journal of Psychology, Health & Medicine found that depression is linked to risky sexual practices among teen girls. Over a period of 12-months, […]