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Hair Colour and Psychopathology

Hair Colour and Psychopathology

I tend to see more women than men in therapy. It’s not that women are nuttier or that men drive them crazy (although there is some truth to this) but they are by virtue of right hemispheric dominance more in tune with their feelings. They express affect states better than men and do not have problems with stigma.

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Free Will, Determinism and LGBT

Free Will, Determinism and LGBT

Due to time constraints I was unable to commit to an interview on a radio talk show about a recent court decision. “A judge has ordered the parents of a kindergartener to allow their son to pick his own clothes after his gender identity became the flash point of a bitter custody fight.” He is 5.

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On Health Care, Vaccinations and Republican Mosquitos

On Health Care, Vaccinations and Republican Mosquitos

It has been a relatively good few weeks for democratic socialists and liberals in Canada and the ESA in particular. The US supreme court says it’s now OK for gays to wed and they have supported Obamacare, a stepping stone to universal health care. The US is the only industrialized nation without such coverage. Furthermore California has mandated vaccines for all school age children as an attendance prerequisite. Finally in Canada the socialist NDP are ahead in the polls with a federal election only a few months away.

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Treatise on Arachnids, Serpents and Hypertension

Treatise on Arachnids, Serpents and Hypertension

Phobias are a subset of GAD which is caused by an underlying level of inappropriate tension leading to a shift in the way the brain reacts to anxiety building stimuli. As the brain’s ‘thermostat’ resets at a higher than normal level of anxiety, an anxiety disorder is formed.

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