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Dealing With Aggression Through Restraining — When is it a Necessity?

February 11, 2018 – 12:23 AM |

When we hear the word ‘anger’, people often construe it as a bad or immoral action — but anger is a normal human emotion. Yes, it becomes immoral or abnormal when it leads to aggression …

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Dealing With Aggression Through Restraining — When is it a Necessity?

February 11, 2018 – 12:23 AM |

restraintWhen we hear the word ‘anger’, people often construe it as a bad or immoral action — but anger is a normal human emotion. Yes, it becomes immoral or abnormal when it leads to aggression (such behaviors in which a person shows disrespect, unhappiness, and becomes annoyed with himself/herself or others). According to Cherry (2016), anger occurs in reaction to a perceived threat; humans experience aggression as a physical and verbal way of harming others in their society. Read the full story »

Expanding Horizons for Medical Marijuana: Cannabidiol for sleep problems?

February 10, 2018 – 12:07 AM |

For various reasons, many medical students may have trouble sleeping which can disrupt their behavior and result in a vicious cycle of unhealthy habits. For those in medical school, the issues below may potentially be addressed …

Impact of Media on the Psychological Development of Children in Today’s World

January 28, 2018 – 4:32 AM |

Any means of communication through television, radio or newspaper is known as media (Dictionary.com, 2015), and communication through electronic ways or by using social networking websites is called social media (Webster, 2015).

Mental Illness in Pakistan: A Subject of Stigma, Ridicule, and Cultural Insensitivity

January 28, 2018 – 3:57 AM |

A commonly heard statement, “Iss par toh Jinn ka saaya ha [He/She is possessed by the devil]” is always being used in Pakistani society for victims of mental disorders. Unfortunately in Pakistan, overall prevalence of depressive disorder …

Geriatric Nurses: Guardians of the Elderly?

January 28, 2018 – 3:05 AM |

Silver hairs, sunken eyes and wrinkled faces –
 
The human race is an interesting creation of God. It begins to take breath in the shape of a cute chubby baby and ends his later life in …

Breaking Cultural Taboos and Busting the Myths around Menstruation

January 28, 2018 – 2:40 AM |

Menstruation is a normal phenomenon in a woman of reproductive age, in which a single egg is released each month from one ovary and passes to the uterus (also known as womb) through the Fallopian tube. Before the egg …

Test Anxiety in Students: How to Accept and Appropriately Address it in Time

January 14, 2018 – 8:24 PM |

Merely passing in exams is not enough for students nowadays. Everyone wants to secure good grades, and so students preparing for an exam are often under a lot of pressure. Test anxiety is a common phenomenon …

Gamers… Got a Bad Name for Nothing?

January 14, 2018 – 7:15 PM |

You may have a mental image of a gamer. Contrast this with your mental image of a gym-goer. Are the two images very much different? Do you see the two identities as mutually exclusive? Chances …

The Menace of Child Marriage in Pakistan: No End to This Horror Story

January 11, 2018 – 7:22 PM |

Child marriage is defined by the UNICEF as marriage before 18 yrs of age. It is the unfortunate reality for more than 60 million women worldwide and is a gross human rights violation. Though it …

Busting the Myths Around Breastfeeding Through Scientific Knowledge

December 29, 2017 – 11:02 PM |

As is the case for many concepts running from the ages, breastfeeding is also a concept that faces myths and misconceptions, and this lack of understanding affects the practices of the common people. I aim …

Exploring the Wide World of Nursing Research and All It Offers

December 26, 2017 – 9:55 PM |

“To do what nobody else will do,
A way that nobody else can do,
In spite of all we go through;
That is to be a NURSE!!”
— Rawsi Williams

Maladaptation, Deliberate Self-harm and Suicide among Adolescents

December 26, 2017 – 9:02 PM |

As we grow older, our level of stress and adaptation too changes. Early on, babies cry or cuddle with mother to get feed, or sleep, or whatever they need. In adolescence, children are prone to stress with academic …

Redefining Career Goals as a Neonatal Nurse — Info Package

December 26, 2017 – 8:54 PM |

Working with children is always an amazing experience. And fortunately, I have had great chances to do this in the community, during travel, in oncology setups, neonatal setups, with children who are ill, as well …

Caring for the Elderly: Little Things Can Help a Lot

December 21, 2017 – 9:56 PM |

As people age, most of them want desperately to stay in their own home. They may have been in it for 40 or 50 years, having worked for much of that time to pay it …