Weight Bias in Health Care

Weight Bias in Health Care

Doctor: “Well, what do we have here?” Mother: “He burned his hand on a stove.” Doctor: “Did you warn him not to touch a hot stove?” Mother “Of course I did!” Doctor: “Well, I’m afraid we can’t help him. Clearly, he did this to himself.” That’s absurd, isn’t it? That a doctor would compromise care …

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The Psychology of Happiness and Feedback

The Psychology of Happiness and Feedback

If you look at the neuroscience, the way that we’re wired has a profound effect on how we hear and respond to feedback. Now, we took a look at three variables that are particularly important in terms of your reaction to feedback. The first is your baseline. In the literature this is called set point …

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Mental Illness in L.A. – Part 2

Mental Illness in L.A. – Part 2

It’s full every night, this place holds I think about 160 single women and we’re full, we’re overflowing so we’ve put out cots in the area downstairs where I showed you the day room for the women as well as the men – that’s our overflow. So how long essentially would someone stay here? Normally …

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Mental Illness in L.A. – Part 1

Mental Illness in L.A. – Part 1

When we think of Los Angeles we think of beaches, celebrities and fun times but Curtis Palmer takes a look at the dark side of the city. There’s so much pressure to make it in LA, to be somebody but what happens to those who don’t make it, the ones that find the pressure just …

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