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Monthly Archives: May, 2014

Charity Johnson/Stevens: Why It’s So Hard For Us To Detect Con Artists

All morning I have been reading about this 34-year-old woman named Charity Johnson, who has been pretending to be a 15-year-old teenager by the name of Charity Stevens. This woman, not only convinced someone who eventually became her guardian, that she was an orphan, homeless and had been abused by her recently deceased father, but she …

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Anti-Depressants May Increase Suicide Risk In Children, Teenagers and Young Adults

It’s been known for a long time that when people with depression are treated with antidepressants, their risks of committing suicide can actually increase, at least initially. It’s thought that one of the causes of this is because highly suicidal people are often so depressed that they don’t have the energy to go through with attempting …

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