Child sexual abuse myths encourage incorrect or stereotyped beliefs about the victim, perpetrator or nature of child sexual abuse. Child sexual abuse myths can lead to negative perceptions of the victims, such as people questioning their credibility or blaming the child for their own abuse.
People try to draw comparisons between cats, dogs and horses – when they are completely different. Cats and dogs are predatory animals. Horses are prey animals, that display a lot of instinctive behaviour to avoid being eaten. But horses do have cognitive abilities beyond what most people would guess.
What would a world be like without Down’s Syndrome?
Currently 9 out of 10 ten women who get a positive result for Down’s choose to terminate. In 2014, 693 abortions were performed due to this, a 34% rise since 2011.
Sorry that this blog post is late again, (it’s becoming a bit of a habit), but I wasn’t able to write my post last week. If you know me, you’ll be aware of what a shit week I had and understand. Anyway, this week I am speaking about the healing power of nature. This sounds… Continue reading Going back to my roots
In August there have been three really interesting criminal cases that the media has been all over, and I want to talk about each. I am talking about Peter Sutcliffe, Brendan Dassey and Brock Turner.
One well accepted view is that mental disorder predisposes crime, as seen the public perceptions that mentally ill individuals are violent and in media portrays of mental illness. So today I want to discuss this.
So ‘Hi Guys’, I’m a bit late writing my blog post, and it isn’t exactly about psychology today. There is something that needs to be said. This is a letter to all those people who don’t call themselves feminists. I want to know why? You believe in men and women having equal rights? You think… Continue reading A letter to those who do not call themselves feminists