Psychology & Psychiatry

Identity problems in clinical psychiatry practice

Many people struggle with issues of identity: who they are and their place in the world. For psychiatrists, focusing on identity problems can help patients to progress in psychotherapy and become "more adaptive, integrated ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

I'm not a little kid anymore! 10-year-old children act like adults.

Educating children and pre-adolescent is sometime a difficult task for adults, oscillating among different educational attitudes, such as a decisive tone or a dialogical one. Researchers at IIT-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Exploring empathy in everyday life

Researchers at the University of Toronto are studying our capacity for empathy, or our ability to sense and understand someone else's emotions, and are debunking some common misconceptions along the way.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

10 lessons from the pandemic—and why some countries struggled

Australia ranked eighth in the world 's Top 10 countries to manage their COVID-19 response well, with New Zealand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Thailand, Cyprus, Rwanda and Iceland leading the way in an in-depth study by international ...

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Social environment

The social environment (context), also known as the milieu, is the identical or similar social positions and social roles as a whole that influence the individuals of a group. The social environment of an individual is the culture that he or she was educated and/or lives in, and the people and institutions with whom the person interacts. A given social environment is likely to create a feeling of solidarity amongst its members, who are more likely to keep together, trust and help one another. Members of the same social environment will often think in similar styles and patterns even when their conclusions differ.

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