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Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System

Mental health presents legal issues when crimes are committed, especially when dealing with killing or murder. Under Commonwealth law in Australia, unsoundness of mind can be used as a defence to a criminal charge. Application of this law means that people who are charged with a crime cannot enter a plea or be found guilty because of a mental disorder.Instead, they become forensic patients. For the courts to determine mental … Continue reading Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System

Brain Tumor: Types, Symptoms, and Causes

Originally posted on Medical Treatment and Surgery:
Our brains are the seat of all we are. Every thought and action we perform is an output of our brain. So understandably the thought of an affliction striking the brain can be terrifying. Brain cancer is a rare but devastating form of cancer accounting for 2% of all cancer cases worldwide. Brain cancer refers to the abnormal growth… Continue reading Brain Tumor: Types, Symptoms, and Causes

A Brief History of Justice

This an excellent summary of the history of the many theories of Justice, the book looks at the impact ancient philosophers like Aristotle had in contributing to the ideas of justice. The book covers all the way to the modern conception of justice from thinkers like Jeremy Bentham and Immanuel Kant. A perfect gift for that one strange person in the family.  I thoroughly enjoyed this book, the … Continue reading A Brief History of Justice

Below is a List of some common words used in Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology words and meaning Metaplasia this is where one cell type is converted to another usually because of continues cells injury Dysplasia happens when the cells of an organ or tissue changes in size, shape, and arrangement, cytological similar to cancer and may proceed it Congenital – these are diseases that are present at birth; some congenital disease are related to disease during pregnancy Hyperplasia– Refers … Continue reading Below is a List of some common words used in Pathophysiology

How chemotherapy works

Chemotherapy works by killing cancer cells and has different effects on different types of cancer. Find out how it works and the different ways you might have chemotherapy. How chemotherapy kills cancer cells Chemotherapy circulates throughout your body in the bloodstream. So it can treat cancer cells almost anywhere in the body. This is known as systemic treatment. Chemotherapy kills cells that are in the process of … Continue reading How chemotherapy works