Isolation Kills Men
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There is nothing new under the sun: boys have always learned to repress their emotions in order to live up to gender stereotypes. “A boy never cries. Be strong!” is an example given by journalist Liz Plank in her book …
Living with Depression
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Sophie is disinterested with all that surrounds her. She doesn’t want to go out with her friends. All she wants to do is sleep all day. Let’s face it, Sophie is sad. By Delphine Caubet Her doctor diagnoses her as …
Stress and Distress
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Among the factors that accelerate the aging process, we find stress. By Raymond Viger Studies present stress in different forms and in different contexts. We say that students are stressed. Men are too. Parents are stressed. Women too… everyone is …
Students in Distress (Part II)
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Stress, anxiety, depression… The life of a student isn’t all rest and relaxation. Their mental health can be precarious. It’s a phenomenon that worries professors and doctors more and more. It’s talked about a lot in universities, and elsewhere. By …
Coping with Stress
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Stress is a sneaky, insidious force that weaves its web inside your mind until all you see are shades of black. By Raymond Viger How we escape stress can cause us even more harm: alcohol, drugs, escapism… But not all …
Understanding PTSD
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Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, happens after a traumatic event which has put the sufferer’s physical life or physical integrity under threat. By Delphine Caubet During this traumatic event, the person has experienced feelings of extreme fear and powerlessness. The …