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01 Feb ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Have you ever heard of Benjamin Mendelsohn? Together with Hans von Hentig and Frederic Wertham, Benjamin Mendelson helped creating Victimology. Hans von Hentig gets a lot of credit when talking about how Victimology was created, but in reality, Benjamin Mendelsohn was the one that came up with the term....

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25 Jan ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Have you ever heard of Hans von Hentig? Hans von Hentig was a German Criminologist. He wrote a book called 'The Criminal and His Victim: Studies in Sociobiology of Crime'. In this book, Hans von Hentig recognized the importance of finding factors that cause people to become...

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18 Jan ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Have you ever heard that heat can effect your mental health? The weather can easily affect people's moods. If it's sunny outside, one tends to feel good and positive. When it's cloudy and rainy, people generally feel somber. Yet research shows that even temperature alone can have...

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11 Jan ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Have you ever heard about doll therapy? Among all the different forms of therapy, there is also doll therapy. It may sound unusual and unorthodox, but using a doll, puppet or plushie in therapy can help people open up. This particular method is increasingly being employed...

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04 Jan ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

  Have you ever heard about music therapy? Music therapy was introduced in the 40's and 50's and has since then become increasingly more popular.Music therapy - which can entail singing, playing an instrument or simply listening to music - involves the use of music to improve...

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14 Dec ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Did you know that food not only affects your body, but also your mental health? It is generally acknowledged that fast-food is unhealthy, and fruit and veg are good for the body. What about the effects food has on mental wellbeing? Research shows that meat, fish, eggs,...

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