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2009-03-09 13:56:55

A Canadian researcher suggests that some with schizophrenia may be helped by looking at individual biochemistry, nutrient deficiency, diet and allergies. Dr. Abram Hoffer, a psychiatrist in Toronto, said some studies have shown that the predisposition to schizophrenia is inherited, and although there is little one can do about genetic factors that might lead to the onset of schizophrenia, nutritional modifications might help to enhance quality of life and slow down the progression of the...

2007-11-08 06:00:43

By Dyck, Erika Dr. Humphry Osmond first published the term "psychedelic" in 1957 as a result of an extensive set of clinical investigations with d- lysergic acid diethylmide (LSD) that took place in Saskatchewan in the 1950s. In the post-World War Two period, Saskatchewan became an attractive destination for medical, and in this case psychiatric, researchers who wanted to pursue theoretical and practical investigations that challenged disciplinary boundaries and critically examined the...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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