DC National Guard stand outside the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, after Trump supporters stormed the building in an attempt to overturn the U.S. presidential election.
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Donald Trump's tenure as president reveals how pathologies are part of what Americans see as their "exceptionalism."
MP Tony Clement has resigned from the Conservative caucus after admitting to sending “intimate” photos to women he met online.
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Former Conservative MP Tony Clement, dropped from caucus over a public sexting scandal raises questions for all of us about what is too much in our 'casual' daily online exchanges.
Frantz Fanon challenged traditional views about mental illness.
Frantz Fanon recognised mental illness as a real experience and offered an understanding of it being influenced by society and culture.
Centuries from now, antidepressants may be seen as a barbaric treatment for treating children with depression.
Seddique Mateen, the father of Omar Mateen, grabs a photographer’s lens at his home.
Orlando shooter Omar Mateen's father has denounced homosexuality, while many say Mateen secretly grappled with his own sexuality. Here's what the research says on the relationship between parents' attitudes, being closeted and being homophobic.
The treacherous toilet.
Public 'restroom' is a euphemism of the highest order. We don't find it restful.
Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin, Trace fiber from Freud’s couch under crossed polars with Quartz wedge compensator (#1), 2015, unique jacquard woven tapestry, 2.9m x 2m.
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In the middle of a rose garden, on a leafy road in northwest London, nestles the Freud Museum – though the petals, in October, are tumbling. The house, at 20 Maresfield Gardens, is the proud bearer of…
Dreams and their purpose have been one of the enduring mysteries of sleep.
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Brain activity during the dreaming phase of sleep is remarkably similar to brain activity when we're awake and processing new visual images, new research shows.
Feeling content means having a deep-seated, abiding acceptance of oneself and one’s worth, together with a sense of self-fulfilment, meaning and purpose.
Happiness might seem like a worthy goal but it will invariably be disrupted by unwelcome negative feelings. Far better to seek contentment, which can serve as a foundation for both joy and pleasure.
Sharon Stone, in Basic Instinct, dramatised the catastrophic actions of a clever yet unhinged woman.
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Mental illness and women’s sexuality are frequently aligned – on screen and off. The father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, pathologised women’s sexuality. Indeed his definition of a woman as someone…