Beyond Meds: Meditation and brain neuroplasticity, The other side of Mental Health Science — Steve Morgan
– Do people suffer from psychiatric disorders/diseases or do people experience varying degrees of human suffering in their own idiosyncratic ways? — Tim Desmond
– Undiagnosing myself
– Anatomy of an epidemic — Robert Whitaker
FWD/Forward: In which homework is assigned
– Guest Post: Disability and Asexuality
Cat in a Dog’s World: Missing in Causation Talk: Actual Autistics
WITsend: Calling all men who tech – time to speak out for female colleagues
Shapely Prose: Straw Feminist Weekly: The jealous bitch
Reclusive Leftist: House Democrats pass healthcare reform for men
– Sometimes it’s good to pause and remind ourselves that the wingnuts really are fucking batshit insane (open thread)
Retrieverman’s Weblog: Another look at the Goyet cave “dog”
Rolling Around In My Head: Shopmobility, part one
NTs Are Weird: Collateral Damage in the Health Care Debate
LAST WOMAN: #40. Whose Honor Guard? An Open Letter
Whose Planet Is It Anyway?: Protesters Attacked by Flying Burrito Wrap
Furious Seasons: Atypical Nation: Abilify TV Ad Targets Women
– The Zyprexa Chronicles: Zyprexa Good For Teens, Packs On The Pounds In Short-Term Trial
– Fort Hood Shooting: Army Psychiatrist Kills 12, Wounds 31, Fuller Torrey Silent
– “Once Diagnosed, Never Undiagnosed”
Also: something from Reuters about Depakote. Almost literally “just in”.
(Found this from Furious Seasons).
And Other Fancy Stuff’s Being a girl in CS doesn’t suck.
(Pamela Fox works for Google and does these terrific presentations.)
Thanks for the links. I was interested to see that “federal prosecutor for the Western District of Virginia is conducting the probe for the U.S. Justice Department”–satisfying in a way, since that’s my old stomping ground.
Good to see more perspectives from women in CS/IT. Reports from people I know vary a lot, as does the amount of blatant sexism they’re running into on the ground; part of that is perception, I’d imagine. I’m still pretty irked at the pay gap–if anything, more blatant because employers have a hard time doing the old job title switcheroo, AFAICT.
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