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A group of men stand and sit around a table on Robb Street for a game of dominoes while not adhering to social distancing protocols for COVID-19
A group of men stand and sit around a table on Robb Street for a game of dominoes while not adhering to social distancing protocols for COVID-19

The psychology of the Guyanese man and COVID-19

There has been uproar in our society about why, despite there being an information overload on the novel coronavirus, that most men still seem to be overlooking safety precautions by not wearing masks, not practicing social distancing and “liming” when they should be at home.

Image by Tumisu from Pixabay
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay

Help for domestic violence victims

Since many places across the world have been forced to institute lockdowns, where citizens are forced to stay in our homes and go out only when absolutely necessary, we have seen an increase in the domestic violence cases.

Honouring our health care workers

As we continue to deal with COVID-19, we have seen health care workers (HCWs), and particularly those who have to make use of public transportation, become victims of stigma and discrimination.

Love

There are many different types of love. There is the love we feel for our families, the love we feel for our children and the love we feel for our partners, for example.

Personality disorders

A personality disorder is defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) as “an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates markedly from the expectations of that individual’s culture, is pervasive and inflexible, has an onset in adolescence or early childhood, is stable over time and leads to distress or impairment in one’s daily life.”

The autism awareness ribbon

Autism

What is autism?  Autism or autism spectrum disorder is a developmental disorder that affects the way a person interacts and communicates with their environment and those around them.

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