Psychology

Metaphors about travel and war are often used in mental health stories

Metaphors related to travel, war, and struggle are probably the most used in any field, but especially when talking about diseases like cancer or, more recently, COVID-19. A new study by a team of researchers from the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) used an analysis of Spanish-language blogs written by mental health patients and professionals …

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Bill Doan, a professor at Penn State, uses art to start conversations about mental health awareness | lifestyle

Conversation about mental health on the Penn State campus can be a very important topic for students and professors. For some masters, including William “Bill” Doan, this conversation has translated into the art he created. Doan is a professor at the Theater School in Pennsylvania. He has co-authored three books and several plays, and has …

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New equipment brightens future for Peabody High healthcare students | News

PEABODY — Yasmin Robinson, 18, has watched family members struggle with health issues since she was little. She loves children, especially her four younger siblings, and one day wants to help families like hers by becoming a pediatrician. Thanks to a $125,000 grant that improved the medical assistance program at Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, …

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The North Vigo club is working to end the stigma of stress, mental health issues Local News

Sixteen students at Terre Haute North Vigo High School went for a walk on a trail through a wooded area of ​​campus after school Thursday. They chatted, encouraged the cross country runners and enjoyed the sunny and warm summer weather. Tribune-Star/Joseph C. Garza It’s OK to talk about mental health: Terre Haute North Vigo teacher …

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New high-tech K9 joins college’s veterinary technology program | News

At one program at Northeast Community College, the newest member of the team has a way of taking orders. The college’s veterinary technology program now has an advanced canine medical trainer (K9 Diesel) – a full-body simulator designed for canine first responders, military dog ​​handlers, veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Developed in collaboration with the US …

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‘They just brush it off’ | International students address mental health stigma, lack of dedicated resources at Penn State Penn State, State College News

Graphics by Carson Schultz Homesickness, culture shock, language barriers, and the intense search for visa-sponsored jobs are some of the challenges international students like Renata Daou face on a daily basis. When Daou (an international politics and broadcast journalism major) entered her last year as a college student, she said she didn’t have the best …

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West Virginia Business Hall of Fame | The opinion of the state newspaper

As a member of the jury of the West Virginia Business Hall of Fame, I have had the opportunity to review the many nominations of business leaders who have made such a difference in our state and country, along with my fellow judges who are all appointed to this esteemed group. There was no shortage …

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