Pathological Jealousy: Its Symptoms and Definition
Oct24

Pathological Jealousy: Its Symptoms and Definition

Jealousy is a complicated and common emotion experienced by humans which varies in forms and multitudes across relationships and cultures. It is defined as a “feeling resentment against someone because of that person’s rivalry, success, or advantages.”i The definition indicates that the perception of a rival is essential for the emotion to exist; without taking into consideration if the rival actually exists. It is an emotion...

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Female Genital Mutilation: A Cultural Abomination
May21

Female Genital Mutilation: A Cultural Abomination

The purpose of this article is not to shock or cause controversy, but to increase awareness so that perhaps one day this cultural abomination will belong to the same category as foot binding in our colourful human history. The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines female genital mutilation (FGM) as “all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for...

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Understanding Diabetes through Psychoneuroimmunology
May16

Understanding Diabetes through Psychoneuroimmunology

Diabetes mellitus is a very serious illness which does not differentiate with age and compromises around 6.4% of the world’s total population[i]. Although there is no precise explanation for the direct causes of it, today’s scientific community has established an understanding of the effects and mapped multiple causes that are linked to the origins of the disease. To understand the topic in question, we have to primarily define the...

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