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‘That day, I vowed to try to change things’ – Trinity professor says encounter with distressed mother and son drives her work

Professor Mary McCarron is author of over 100 publications on ageing. Photo: Gerry Mooney ‘That day, I vowed to try to change things’ – Trinity professor says encounter with distressed mother and son drives her work Independent.ie It was when she first trained as an intellectual disability (ID) nurse at Stewarts Hospital and later worked… Read More »

Why we should change the language around mental health

Photo: SHUTTERSTOCK. We need to change the language around mental illness. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. Hearing that someone committed suicide doesn’t accurately report what happened to that person. The phrase “committed suicide” insinuates that someone had a choice in how they died. That this person made that decision. When, in fact,… Read More »

How does sex drive change during pregnancy?

Pregnancy can have a significant effect on a woman’s sex drive. Increases and decreases in libido are both normal, and arousal levels can change at different stages of pregnancy. Some women have higher levels of arousal and more intense orgasms during pregnancy, while other women notice the opposite. Although every woman’s experience is unique, there… Read More »