Tag Archive for mental health

Inquest in UK teen suicide over wi-fi allergy claim

Jenny, aged 15, committed suicide last summer. She had a history of health issues. Her mother attributed her problems to electromagnetic hypersensitivity. Mother claims wifi allergy killed her daughter and accuses school of failing to safeguard children – Telegraph Mrs Fry told Oxfordshire Coroners’ Court that Jenny had started showing signs of EHS in November…

New research prompts call to reconsider mental health of those who hallucinate

An international study led by The University of Queensland and Harvard Medical School found that hearing voices and seeing things others cannot impacts about 5 percent of the general population at some point in their lives. Source: Hallucinations and delusions more common than thought | EurekAlert! Science News “We used to think that only people…

Vatican legitimizes process of exorcism

This is ridiculous. It raises serious questions about the involvement of religious officials and medical professionals in mental health care. Vatican recognizes International Association of Exorcists – UPI.com. The International Association of Exorcists has been formally recognized by the Vatican’s Holy See, an indication the Catholic Church approves of the controversial practice of exorcism. The…

When is a “support” group not a good thing – when it reinforces a dangerous belief

A support group for alien abductees is meeting in the U.K. to provide mutual support for each other. Not only do they have a troublesome relationship with a society that might call them “crazy”, but they may be causing more harm to each other even with good intentions. Doubtful News contacted a volunteer who helps UFO…

God was speaking through ranting stenographer

In an update to this story, “He will not be mocked…” but you may be: Stenographer snaps, the ranting Congressional stenographer defends herself. House Stenographer: ‘I Did Not Have a Breakdown’ The House stenographer who was dragged from the floor by Capitol Police last fall after shouting about God, the Freemasons and a House divided…