Articles Tagged "support"

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Oct 31, 2021

In recent years there has been a huge shift from mental hospitals to home care for individuals with long-term mental illness. The shift from hospitals to homes has resulted in transferring responsibilities for the day-to-day care of patients to their family members (caregivers), resulting in family members assuming the role of nurse, counselor, advocate, and […]

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Jul 5, 2020

The Intersection of the Community, Media, and Criminal Justice System After an individual is murdered, society turns its attention to the victim’s family members or loved ones. Communities often become captivated by the circumstances surrounding homicides. The media may feed the curiosity of the public by providing ongoing updates on cases, background information on the […]

Recently we have heard a lot about the importance of therapist self-care. Jeffrey Barnett (2014) made a strong case that self-care is an ethical imperative based on the APA Ethics Code   principles of beneficence and maleficence, as well as the guidelines related to competence, managing personal problems and conflicts, and avoiding harm. Self-care has […]

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Apr 15, 2019

Running has been a fervent hobby of mine for over a decade. It is a pastime which I paradoxically find relaxing, as well as a sport through which I test and challenge myself. Running has provided me many benefits over the years, including improved physical health, social connections, and self-confidence. I am a strong believer […]

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