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Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?
# CyberPsychology
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# CyberPsychology

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?

Apr 14th 2014, 1:00 PM 832 Views 18 Comments

There are serious legal, ethical and philosophical challenges to protecting children in this technological age, writes Mary Aiken.

Sharp increase in suicide rate is linked to recession - experts
# Mental Health
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# Mental Health

Sharp increase in suicide rate is linked to recession - experts

Jun 10th 2012, 6:00 PM 6,247 Views 20 Comments

There were 552 suicides recorded in 2009, an increase of 9 per cent on the previous year. One study found a high number of people who had taken their own lives had been unemployed.

Bad behaviour of ‘alpha males’ encouraged women to form monogamous relationships
# Sexual Revolution
# Sexual Revolution

Bad behaviour of ‘alpha males’ encouraged women to form monogamous relationships

May 29th 2012, 9:28 AM 6,230 Views 9 Comments

New research suggests women shunned aggressive men in favour of better fathers – and proves the shy guy DOES get the girl.

Column: These arrests won’t tackle the root causes of crime in Limerick
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Column: These arrests won’t tackle the root causes of crime in Limerick

Nov 24th 2011, 7:30 AM 252 Views 14 Comments

On Limerick’s estates, crime is being spurred by pressing social problems – and they’re not going away, writes sociologist Niamh Hourigan.