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Video Games Disorder: Just Another Moral Panic about Gaming?

The World Health Organisation recently included ‘gaming disorder‘ as a new mental health disorder in its latest updated draft version of the International Classification of Diseases. The disorder has not yet been formally recognized as a condition, it’s under review … Continue reading

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Is alcohol really that bad for your health?

The new ‘safe’ level of alcohol consumption should be none, at least according to a recent study into the health risks of alcohol published by the The Lancet. This contradicts the current official government guidelines on the ‘safe’ level of … Continue reading

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The Moral Panic About Boys ‘Underachievement’ in Education

Researchers in the Gender and Education Association take a critical feminist approach to the issue of boys’ underachievement.   They argue that boys’ underachievement has long been a feature of the UK education system, but it has recently become a … Continue reading

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