V. Hanna

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In a long-term psychiatric setting, self-induced water intoxication may be a life-threatening situation. At first glance, the symptoms or behaviors of self-induced water intoxication are similar to schizophrenia, i.e., inappropriate behavior, delusions, hallucinations, confusion, and disorientation. In some cases, the symptoms of water intoxication mimic(More)
• Strong family ties, social support networks, and ability to continue traditional subsistence activities are critical reasons why most indigenous people are satisfied with their lives in Arctic communities. • Chukotka is the exception. People there report poorer health, higher levels of social problems, and less local control. • More than two-thirds of(More)
Death from auto-erotic asphyxiation is a startling phenomenon that is on the rise both in the general population and within psychiatric facilities. While these auto-erotic behaviors may lead to death, it is seldom the client's intention to do harm; rather, the intent is to heighten masturbatory sensations. After describing this phenomenon, the authors(More)
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