Junkie XL - Cities in Dust
Sexual offenders' abuse history (physical v.... →
Results “We observed a higher prevalence of sexual abuse history among adult sex offenders than among non-sex offenders. There was a significantly lower prevalence of sexual abuse history among sex offenders against adults compared to sex offenders against children, whereas the opposite was found for physical abuse”
coffincadillac: inothernews: got to give it up...
DJ Enuff plays "Exhibit C" on the radio, makes it... →
joemartinez: This will only matter to a few people that follow this blog, but this is pretty dope. Listen HERE and get caught up. Real hip-hop on the radio again? Woooow. yeah wont matter to the few that follow me, but — bout time, i say.
The concept of free will and forensic psychiatry.... →
Abstract This text examines how conceptions of free will impact on legal systems and forensic psychiatry: free will is generally regarded as a prerequisite for responsibility, criminal responsibility included, while forensic psychiatry to a large extent deals with the limits imposed on responsibility by mental disorder. First we discuss the question of whether there is and has been such an...
A Patient's Mindset Can Speed Recovery →
“The extent to which patients benefit from surgery depends not only on the medical intervention, but also on the patients’ view about their illness.”
Why can’t you be trusted to handle a left turn once your driving in NJ? Seriously. Cause I’d like to know. I know straight up U-turns are frowned upon - so you have to use the “u turn exit” and its always 8 miles ahead…but what is going on in those areas where left turns just don’t exist? Is it some sort of civil engineering miracle that I don’t get? ...
lessin: NONPROFIT is the worst possible term. the word “profit” comes from Latin for “progress” & “to advance.” Thus, “nonprofit” means, nonprogress
Research that won't be quoted on Fox news. →
Abstract: The author (James L. Knoll, IV, MD) notes an increased interest in the concept of “evil” in the fields of psychiatry and psychology. In particular, there is some interest in defining and testifying about evil. It is argued that evil can never be scientifically defined because it is an illusory moral concept, it does not exist in nature, and its origins and connotations are inextricably...
No time for moping around, are you kidding? And no time for negative vibes,...– So, I just read on 4 different blogs posted over the years, throughout several big cases, about a particular expert who’s integrity and professional ethics are being called out based on his enormous $250k-$500k fees and reporting/research/review process. Moving past the tedious fee argument,...
Do you want to have some fun and make some money?– The pick up line used by a serial killer to a 4 year old in the 80’s after the lure of puppies, kittens and candy didn’t work.
toosweet4rnr: Eric B. and Rakim - I Ain’t No...
I’m not clear on why we’re not drinking a thermos of bourbon and sledding right now. Note to self: get new awesome friends, first thing monday morning.
'New York Finds Extreme Crisis in Youth Prisons '... →
loudandsoft: “New York’s system of juvenile prisons is broken, with young people battling mental illness or addiction held alongside violent offenders in abysmal facilities where they receive little counseling, can be physically abused and rarely get even a basic education, according to a report by a state panel.”
soupsoup: Mobb Deep : Quiet Storm
Online posting of women's abortion information... →
loudandsoft: why the fuck would this seem initially like a good idea? “We’re not trying to embarrass anybody, hurt anybody or make anybody’s identities known. That’s not the purpose of the legislation. We want to collect hard data that can be a useful tool in helping prevent future unwanted pregnancies.” Oklahoma State Sen. Todd Lamb i can’t believe this is real. Looking forward for the...
As long as we remain only dimly aware of the dueling attention systems within...– Laura Miller - Salon.com It was all I could do to resist the tractor beam pull of that blinky thing over there in order to read this excellent article “Why Can’t We Concentrate?” Hmmm, oooh, it makes noise too, gotta go now. (via ffugio) expanding on that, here’s link that explains why its...
Baldrick, you wouldn’t see a subtle plan if it painted itself purple and danced...– Ebenezer Blackadder, Blackadder’s Christmas Carol (via fuckyeahblackadder)
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dontforgetthecoffee: Blondie - Sunday Girl...
Famous Miranda rights warning could get rewrite →
“The arguments in front of the justices were the latest over how explicit the Miranda warning rights have to be, as justices debated whether the warnings police gave Kevin Dwayne Powell made clear to him that he could have a lawyer present while being interrogated by police.”
Beware cheaters: Your lover's spouse can sue you -... →
(via willw2) They’re known as “alienation of affection” suits, when an “outsider” interferes in a marriage. The suits are allowed in seven states: Hawaii, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota and Utah.
A friend of mine in New York City has a half-fare transit card, which means that...– Why We Fight (1988) | Vito Russo via clingtomymouth:bonesarecoralmade:wordsandsteel (via sexartandpolitics) (via peacenikseekspeacenik) (via loudandsoft)
DC City Council Votes to Legalize Gay Marriage in... →
shiningstar: Slowly but surely, equality will be ours.
The Psychology and Power of False Confessions (APS... →
Great article from psychotherapy. I’ve spoken to a couple of the experts mentioned in this piece for my own research… which I used to think could lead to further research in this area, and then go on to add weight needed in NYS to pass legislation mandating entire video recording of custodian interrogations…ahh dreams. Anyway—one of the experts was a total ass to me...
Loads and loads of awesome music. And when I say... →
(via lickystickypickyme) confirmed.
Male Hookers Find New Home in Vegas
lickystickypickyme: After a unanimous decision by the Nevada board of health, male prostitutes are now legally allowed to work in brothels. The state decided on Friday to change health codes so that male sex workers can be tested for infectious diseases, a stipulation for brothel workers in Nevada, according to the Las Vegas Sun. Men were previously barred from sex work in brothels because the...
In the past two years, two of the island’s most prominent gay activists, Brian...– I’m sure Banton’s music has no effect whatsoever on this type of behavior. Because it’s just so fucking jammin’. (via aatombomb)
7. Flight attendants will tell you to turn it off on take off and landing. You...– 10 reasons to buy a Kindle 2… and 10 reasons not to (via peterwknox) (via soupsoup)
"...know when to walk away. know when to run." →
What is introversion? In its modern sense, the concept goes back to the 1920s...– Caring for Your Introvert - The Atlantic (March 2003) (via emiri-sensei) (via groats) (via mabelmoments) exactly.
Out of my cocktail music folder, its...
In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small...– Albert Einstein (via thoughtsdetained)