THE IMPACT AMERICAN SOCIETY HAS ON ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION LEVELS IN COLLEGE STUDENTS.- Tentative Final Draft Senior Capstone R.A.

 THE IMPACT AMERICAN SOCIETY HAS ON ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION LEVELS IN COLLEGE STUDENTS Disorders of the mind, particularly depression and anxiety have been experienced for thousands of years by humans. Whether it be called hysteria and melancholy in ancient Egypt or anxiety and depression in modern day United States, they have persisted throughout the ages …

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Applied Project: Senior Capstone

I was incredibly indecisive in the beginning of this applied project process switching from idea to idea to idea not really able to nail down what I wanted to devote energy to. I asked myself what I truly enjoy about my disciplines: psychology, sociology, cultural studies and social psychology. My answers kept circling back to …

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War on Drugs – Drives more people to drugs! — Opher’s World

The war on drugs is doing nothing more than creating drug addicts and fuelling crime! Time for a big rethink. This present set of harmful policies was based on puritanism. It peddled lies and falsehoods that were simply not believed. It tried to frighten people and use punitive means to deal with the problem. The […] …

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Addiction, depression and the war on drugs — Phil Ebersole’s Blog

https://www.youtube.com/embed/1omEKIBwod8?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent Hat tip to Pete’s Politics and Variety. Johann Hari is the author of Chasing the Scream: the First and Last Days of the War on Drugs (2015) and Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression—and the Unexpected Solutions (2018) In the first book, he argued that drug addiction is not mainly a chemical …

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Episode 5: Jonathan’s Podcast

https://soundcloud.com/taryn-macgregor/jonathans-podcast My friend Jonathan who sits next to me in one of my sociology lectures and I know he likes to travel and has some experience with foreign living. He was born in France and also lived in Budapest, Hungary. His transition to America started in Wisconsin and then to the North Shore in Massachusetts. …

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Bernie Sanders arrives at the Finland Station — Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

Yesterday I was the recipient of two communications making the case for supporting Bernie Sanders’s candidacy, both filled with the sense of excitement that must have gripped Russian workers when V.I. Lenin stepped out of the German train that had arrived at Finland Station on April 16, 1917. Bhaskar Sunkara was positively beside himself, telling […] …

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Culture > Race — PC Bushi

by Gitabushi I’ve encountered some white racialists a few times. By the term “white racialists”, I mean those who see “white” as an identity, the same way blacks, Hispanics, Asians, etc., see it as an identity, or as a shorthand for making accurate assumptions about people. You could also call them White Identitarians, White Nationalists, […] …

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