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Caroline C Ravello

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
​“Given the prevalence of incest, and that the family is the basic unit upon which society rests, imagine what would happen if every (child) currently being abused—and every adult who was abused but s
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
​The treachery of sexual abuse is in the shame it instils in the victims. Here is a crime unique in its ability to cause more guilt in the victim than perpetrator.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
​Having the passion and investiture in both ends of the spectrum, I continue to explore the discourse on childhood adversity as it presents in adult illnesses of mind and body.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
​Last week some readers were commenting about various ideas of recovery after a mental health crisis.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Last week in one of my higher-learning classes, a lecturer was asked by a classmate whose childhood was spent elsewhere, to tell us the difference in life then and now.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
In a country where mental health is given superficial consideration or worse yet, is my suspicion that the State and our Minister of Health do not recognise mental health as a national priority, I am
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
​When I read the back-to-school advice given by a few websites, I realised how little I knew then and how much I still do not know about prepping a child for re-entry into the school environment after
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
​I remain the most ardent spectator of people’s response to this column. By itself it is a continuous lesson in mental health and illnesses.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Children experience holiday blues, also. Sometimes, as adults getting into the mirth of Christmas, we fail to pay attention to the emotional states of our children.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
We are a violent society.

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