Je suis hyper-concentré… hé, regarde ça! 5 octobre 2014
Auteur: Camillo Zacchia
Titre du blogue: Psychospeak with Dr.Z
Je me demande si les hommes de cavernes ont déjà eu à s’asseoir pour écouter des professeurs de cavernes. Si c’est le cas, j’imagine qu’un certain nombre d’entre eux auraient reçu un diagnostic de trouble du déficit de l’attention (TDA), ou l’équivalent pour l’époque! Je suis pas mal certain que si vous lisiez la liste [...]

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Luka Magnotta, Schizophrenia, and the public’s perception of violence 30 septembre 2014
Auteur: Camillo Zacchia
Titre du blogue: Psychospeak with Dr.Z
It appears that Luka Magnotta’s lawyer will be arguing that his client is not criminally responsible in the murder and dismemberment of Lin Jun because he is suffering from Schizophrenia. I will wait until the evidence gets out before commenting on the specific case but since next week is Mental Illness Awareness Week I thought [...]

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Blade gunner 17 septembre 2014
Auteur: Camillo Zacchia
Titre du blogue: Psychospeak with Dr.Z
What makes a man sleep with a gun under his pillow? …and what are the odds that a tragedy will happen as a result? People who live in a high crime area might think about what they would do if an intruder came into the house. Would a gun be a good way to ensure [...]

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I’m super focused on…hey, look at that! 8 septembre 2014
Auteur: Camillo Zacchia
Titre du blogue: Psychospeak with Dr.Z
I wonder if cavemen ever had to sit and pay attention to cave-teachers. I suppose if they did, a number of them would be diagnosed with attention deficit disorder, or whatever the cave equivalent of ADD was in those days. If you read the criteria for attention deficit disorder I’m pretty sure you’d swear you [...]

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Poisonous mushrooms, anyone? 29 juillet 2014
Auteur: Camillo Zacchia
Titre du blogue: Psychospeak with Dr.Z
Coconut. I suppose it is a legitimate thing to eat for some of you but I’d rather eat a handful of crickets. When I was a teenager and feeling like I could eat something (i.e. always) I looked in my cupboard and saw a bag of coconut macaroon mix. I decided to bake a batch. [...]

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Spiders, snakes and cakes 15 juillet 2014
Auteur: Camillo Zacchia
Titre du blogue: Psychospeak with Dr.Z
Have you ever noticed how common certain fears are while others are surprisingly rare? People can develop fears of just about anything but for the most part this doesn’t happen very often. Common fears seem to cluster around a few scary things and can include snakes, spiders, heights, and enclosed spaces. The interesting thing is [...]

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