Search Results for 'Abnormal psychology'

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Continued support, flexibility and guidance needed for those with mental illness and neurodevelopmental conditions - College of Psychiatrists

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Vulnerable groups with mental illness and neurodevelopment conditions need extra guidance, support and flexibility in how services and treatments are delivered in these extraordinary circumstances, the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland has stated.

Funding for Galway libraries to provide facilities for those on autism spectrum

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Government funding of close to €30,000 has been approved for facilities in local public libraries to assist those on the autism spectrum, as well as those with sensory impairments, special educational needs, or other learning differences.

Election candidates urged to put specialist services for people with eating disorders top of their priority lists

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A Co Galway mother whose teenage daughter is battlng life-threatening anorexia is appealing to election candidates to put specialist treatment facilities for eating disorders at the top of their priority lists.

Conservative Christmas while thoughts turn towards Northern Assembly talks

Well, we have the UK result, and indeed Boris carried it off. Such a huge result for him, and for the Conservative Party. When you saw the maps on the screen, and what were once red Labour strongholds completely overrun by the blue of the Tories who took over most of those seats, it was quite amazing. Of course, I stayed up till after four in the morning looking at it on TV. No matter what you say about Boris Johnson, he put his heart and soul into the campaign, and he won.

NUI Galway study finds pornography use is associated with sexual aggression

A research study conducted by NUI Galway and Zagreb University in Croatia on 600 Croatian male high school students aged 15-17 over a 20-month period, has found that pornography use is associated with sexual aggression over time but only when people report a pre-disposition to aggression. In isolation, pornography use does not predict sexual aggression.

Social (and Antisocial) Climbers

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Let there be height you said – and lo there was height, but what happened next? Choosing the right climbing plant for the right structure can be confusing, as the choice is so varied and expanding all the time. The right climber will enhance and beautify, but one that’s too shy or too vigorous for the particular spot it’s intended could well end up being labelled antisocial, through no fault of its own.

AWARE invites public to register for new positive mental health programmes in Mayo

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Feel like learning some new skills to better deal with life’s ups and downs? Are you supporting a loved one living with depression or bipolar disorder? Aware, Ireland’s national charity supporting people affected by depression, bipolar disorder and mood-related conditions, is to host a number of free positive mental health programmes in Mayo starting in September.

Waiting list for autism services continues to grow

A local TD has highlighted the urgent need to implement the recommendations of a recent report on services for children and adults with autism spectrum disorder.

NUI Galway publishes study on economic impact of childhood autism spectrum disorders

A new study published by NUI Galway researchers provides original insights into the economic impact of childhood autism spectrum disorders in Ireland. The study highlights the extent to which families pay for services relative to state funded services and provides a compelling case for significant additional state funded investment. The study was published this week in the international journal, Autism – The International Journal of Research and Practice.

No need to panic just yet — we have been here before

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It seems like it's déjà vu all over again. Have people not learned?

 

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