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Mental Health

The troubling history of “sex change” surgery

Walt Heyer | 08 May 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: gender-reassignment surgery, identity, mental health, sex change, transgenderism
Enthusiasm for gender-reassignment surgery hides a trail of misery.

Is life after divorce better?

Nicole M. King | 13 January 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: divorce, mental health

Greater mental health risks for IVF babies

Nicole M. King | 18 July 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: babies, IVF, mental health

Child abuse and mental illness

Nicole M. King | 02 May 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child abuse, mental health, parents

What stresses drive computer programmers crazy?

Denyse O'Leary | 18 Mar 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: careers, computers, mental health

Getting married young? It’s good for your mental health

Nicole M. King | 31 January 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: marriage, mental health, youth

Feeling sad? Stalk yourself on Facebook

Tamara El-Rahi | 20 March 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Facebook, mental health, social media

The surprising mental health effects of gender equality parenting

Bryce J. Christensen | 12 November 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adolescents, gender equality, mental health
When parents embrace the ideal of gender equality, their children enjoy the best possible mental health. They must. All the progressive commentators say so.

Thomas Szasz: man versus myth

Theron Bowers | 23 October 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: mental health, psychiatry
An unconventional psychiatrist reminds us that the zeal to help is easily corrupted by a need for control.

Suicide up to 14 times more likely for “queer” groups

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 July 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: homosexuality, mental health, suicide
Australian government sources reveal that homosexuals and people of other self-identified genders are much more likely to attempt suicide than the general community.

“Why are you depressed?”

Zac Alstin | 09 February 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: depression, mental health
Is contemporary culture fertile ground for the coming epidemic of depression?

Marriage is good for men and women

Carolyn Moynihan | 18 December 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: marriage, mental health
Police everywhere are worried about the rise of binge drinking among young women. Recently I watched a television news item on attempts to control weekend drunkenness and violence in an English town, and most of the film showed young women trying to beat the lads at the own game.

Abortion linked with mental health problems

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 November 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abortion, Down syndrome, mental health
The battle over the mental health effects of abortion continues, the latest shot being fired by a New Zealand researcher who says that abortion does lead to “significant distress” in some women.

Abortion could harm your mental health

Carolyn Moynihan | 19 March 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, mental health
After 40 years and 6.6 million abortions British psychiatrists say there could be harmful psychological effects.

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