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On SAGE Insight: Why are depression and anxiety rates in the West greater than in Asia?

Article title: Exploring the East-West Divide in Prevalence of Affective Disorder: A Case for Cultural Differences in Coping With Negative Emotion From Personality and Social Psychology Review Lifetime rates of clinical depression and anxiety in the West tend to be … Continue reading

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Pharmaceutical industry regulation undermines NICE drugs appraisal work

Regulation of the pharmaceutical industry: promoting health or protecting wealth? From Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine Government policies that support UK pharmaceutical science and enhance export income are costing the NHS millions and undermine the National Institute for … Continue reading

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Time to stub out misguided e-cigarette regulation

Achieving appropriate regulations for electronic cigarettes From Therapeutic Advances in Chronic Disease Smokers are increasingly turning to electronic cigarettes as a means to reduce the health impacts of their addiction. But legislators around the world are far from unified in … Continue reading

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‘The Wire’ constitutes an important cultural paradigm of drug policy debates

‘No one wins. One side just loses more slowly’: The Wire and drug policy From Theoretical Criminology Recent years have seen the significant growth of criminological interest in various forms of media and their symbolic and textual meanings. Since television … Continue reading

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Online grooming legislation: Knee-jerk regulation?

From European Journal of Communication This study explores whether or not the perceived threats of paedophiles grooming online cause disproportionate legislative reactions. It reviews assumptions about the nature of grooming leading to specific grooming legislation in Norway to see if … Continue reading

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