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About michelleclarke2015

Life event that changes all: Horse riding accident in Zimbabwe in 1993, a fractured skull et al including bipolar anxiety, chronic fatigue …. co-morbidities (Nietzche 'He who has the reason why can deal with any how' details my health history from 1993 to date). 17th 2017 August operation for breast cancer (no indications just an appointment came from BreastCheck through the Post). Trinity College Dublin Business Economics and Social Studies (but no degree) 1997-2003; UCD 1997/1998 night classes) essays, projects, writings. Trinity Horizon Programme 1997/98 (Centre for Women Studies Trinity College Dublin/St. Patrick's Foundation (Professor McKeon) EU Horizon funded: research study of 15 women (I was one of this group and it became the cornerstone of my journey to now 2017) over 9 mth period diagnosed with depression and their reintegration into society, with special emphasis on work, arts, further education; Notes from time at Trinity Horizon Project 1997/98; Articles written for Irishhealth.com 2003/2004; St Patricks Foundation monthly lecture notes for a specific period in time; Selection of Poetry including poems written by people I know; Quotations 1998-2017; other writings mainly with theme of social justice under the heading Citizen Journalism Ireland. Letters written to friends about life in Zimbabwe; Family history including Michael Comyn KC, my grandfather, my grandmother's family, the O'Donnellan ffrench Blake-Forsters; Moral wrong: An acrimonious divorce but the real injustice was the Catholic Church granting an annulment – you can read it and make your own judgment, I have mine. Topics I have written about include annual Brain Awareness week, Mashonaland Irish Associataion in Zimbabwe, Suicide (a life sentence to those left behind); Nostalgia: Tara Hill, Co. Meath.

Mental Illness and rehabilitation in Ireland.

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‘Toxic culture’ of abuse at mental health hospital revealed by BBC secret filming. (Questions need to be raised. Could this happen in Ireland?) Quote: “Dr Van Velsen said the members of staff acted “like a gang, not a group of health care professionals”. “It’s against any policy I’ve ever seen about restraint in doing this,” she said.”

By Panorama team and Joseph LeeBBC News ‘Toxic culture’ of abuse at mental health hospital revealed by BBC secret filming By Panorama team and Joseph LeeBBC News Share https://emp.bbc.com/emp/SMPj/2.46.1/iframe.htmlMedia caption, BBC Panorama goes undercover to film humiliation, verbal abuse and … Continue reading

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Merging: TBI+Mental Health+Mental Illness. Below is an interesting article from Quantum. Note reference to Tomas Ryan, Trinity College Dublin link in article.

memory A Good Memory or a Bad One? One Brain Molecule Decides. When the brain encodes memories as positive or negative, one molecule determines which way they will go. Read Later You’re on the vacation of a lifetime in Kenya, … Continue reading

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ADDitude: Awareness: Attention Deficit Disorder or ADHD in adults or passed off as traits. This may be of assistance and guidance.

TIME & PRODUCTIVITY Your Never-to-Do List: How You’re Wasting Time Every Single Day Don’t blame your kids, your job, or Instagram for stealing all of your precious hours. These bad habits are killing your productivity and stressing you out. How … Continue reading

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Schizophrenia And Bipolar Disorder May Be Detectable Years Before Illnesses Begin. Source: Eurasia Review

Friday, September 9, 2022 Eurasia Review A Journal of Analysis and News Schizophrenia And Bipolar Disorder May Be Detectable Years Before Illnesses Begin September 9, 2022 Eurasia Review 0 Comments By Eurasia Review The risk of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder … Continue reading

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TBI: Aphantasia; Permanent Present; imagination blown away but this is an interesting article in the context of traumatic brain injury, dementia, stroke and many other health conditions. For me, it is reading via computer or books from early morning to late at night. Source: The Guardian

Available for everyone, funded by readers ContributeSubscribe The ObserverPsychology ‘I just go into my head and enjoy it’: the people who can’t stop daydreaming Illustration by Philip Lay/The Observer. Psychiatrists may soon recognise ‘maladaptive daydreaming’ as a clinical disorder. But … Continue reading

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Memory: Stop drinking, keep reading, look after your hearing: a neurologist’s tips for fighting memory loss and Alzheimer’s. The Guardian

Memory Stop drinking, keep reading, look after your hearing: a neurologist’s tips for fighting memory loss and Alzheimer’s When does forgetfulness become something more serious? And how can we delay or even prevent that change? We talk to brain expert … Continue reading

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In a Perpetual Present: … at last I am finding out some answers to traumatic brain injury and what really can happen and why the professionals assure you that no brain injury is the same but that’s all they have to say. 30+ year on and I each day keep looking for anwsers. So much of this article is “me”. It maybe the reason when I got breast cancer and wrote book – I just cannot grasp its significance or for that matter remember I have had cancer. Technology has been my modus operandi of coping especially Twitter. I too have given up on notebooks.

L Like many American couples of modest but comfort­able means, Susie Mc­Kinnon and her husband, Eric Green, discovered the joys of cruise vacations in middle age. Their home in a quiet suburb of Olympia, Washington, is filled with souvenirs and … Continue reading

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Dereliction in Ireland; vacant properties … census reveals 166,000. R/mend tweets @frank_oconnor @judesherry. They are now 2 years+ making people engage with derelict houses. Supply is there. Repair & Lease is an option for people who choose to rent out a house as a source of their pension, we all have the right to choose how to invest to ensure we are paid a pension when we retire. Repair & Lease is an option worth considering. Details below. This article links to Urban abandonments and dereliction; homeless, Royal City of Dublin also. Source: Citizens Information / Peter Mcerry Trust link below

You are here:Home>Housing>Housing grants and schemes> Repair and Leasing Scheme Repair and Leasing Scheme Introduction Rules Rates Where to apply Introduction The purpose of the Repair and Leasing Scheme is to bring vacant properties in need of repair, back into … Continue reading

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Traumatic brain injury: Researchers in neuroscience Ireland need to be researching this. “Virtual scaffolding” describes so much says a person who has 30+ years experience of TBI. Learn a little more about “Silent Epidemic” of brain injury

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