There was a lot to read on the subject of social issues this week.
We need to move away from seeing someone’s size and assuming that we know absolutely anything about their health or lifestyle.
It is kind of frightening to think that a computer can diagnose to such accuracy if one is suicidal or not. But as Pestian said, the computer has an unbiased eye that spots patterns without the lenses we as human use to read and see the world. A computer may be able to see the pattern that we all miss in those around us who are thinking about hurting themselves.
The government’s official policy is that immigrants have no right to a taxpayer-funded lawyer if they face deportation.
In February, James Flavy Coy Brown was discharged from Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital and sent on a Greyhound bus to Sacramento, a city where he had never lived and knew nobody
As fraught with emotion as it is for neurotypical people, dating and romantic love, for those who want those things, is even more difficult for people with autism spectrum disorder
A 31-year-old panhandler in Brazil, Nunes received a burst of Internet fame when a tourist snapped a picture of him and dubbed him the “Ridiculously Photogenic Homeless Guy”.
In a field like psychology, which is so imprisoned by the mores of the culture where it is developed, we in the United States benefit from at least a lot of cultures to pull from.
Critics of the move feared that it would prompt a boom in drug addiction, and some suggested that it would cause an increase in tourism. Neither happened.
The community boasts amenities like a music room, a one-acre garden, an exercise studio and a teaching studio. And did I mention that it was in the heart of wine country?
We need to combat the popular misconception that eating disorders are mostly a concern for upper-class white girls.
It may seem that going “green” might be the last thing on the minds of the tenants who live in New York City’s housing projects.
Today (February 12) is the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers.
Isn’t this more about personal responsibility now than the issue of abortion?