Psychology & Psychiatry

How to spot a psychopath

Millions recently flocked to the cinema to watch Joker, the origin story of Batman's notorious nemesis. Many have commented that the film is a portrait of a textbook psychopath. But perhaps the bigger question is how many ...

Health

Overcrowding in prisons negatively affects health

an issue in most prisons in Canada and other parts of the world—negatively impacts the mental and physical health of prisoners, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Health

People who have had head injuries report more violent behavior

(PhysOrg.com) -- Young people who have sustained a head injury during their lifetime are more likely to engage in violent behavior, according to an eight-year study from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The true burden of tuberculosis

Prisons are common settings for tuberculosis (TB) outbreaks, yet screening and prevention services can be extremely limited. As the spread of drug-resistant TB increases, understanding and monitoring levels of the disease ...

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