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Amy Brannan

Amy grew up in England and in the early 1990's moved to North Carolina where she completed a bachelors degree in Psychology in 2001. Amy's personal interest in writing was sparked by her love of reading fiction and her creative writing hobby. Amy is currently self employed as a freelance writer and web designer. When she is not working Amy can be found curled up with a good book and her black Labrador, Jet.

Most Famous Unsolved Murders of All Time

Unsolved murders

One of the most baffling concepts within the human race is that of murder and yet, for those who believe in the story of Cain and Able, it is a concept which has long played a role in society. Murder cases frequently go unsolved not only for decades but centuries and for many people this fact is just as disconcerting as the murder case itself. In this article, we will cover some of the most famous unsolved murder cases in history, read on if you dare…

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Fascinating Facts About The Twelve Disciples

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The twelve disciples, often referred to as the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ were twelve of the followers of Jesus Christ in Christianity. The twelve disciples were, according to Christianity ordinary men who followed the teachings of Jesus Christ and after witnessing His crucifixion and His resurrection and His ascension these men were sent out to spread the word of Christianity and be witness to the work of God….

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What Are the Best Autism Apps?

Kids on ipad playing app: Apps for Autism

Sadly, the number of children diagnosed with Autism has been increasing steadily in recent years. However, as the nation also increases its dependency on technology, it can prove to be beneficial for these children with a number of apps that cater to special needs. Below we will take a look at what autism is, some of the most highly recommended apps for children with autism and how they can help them learn and grow. In this article, we cover applications to assist with communication, scheduling, behavioral, social and life skills…

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Sleep Deprivation Effects: Destructive and Possibly Fatal

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Sleep deprivation, no matter how acute has a number of negative effects on the human body and cognitive functioning. Without an adequate supply of sleep the body is continually refused the restorative time period it requires to function normally. In extreme cases of sleep deprivation such as fatal familial insomnia, death has ultimately resulted and even in cases of “traditional” insomnia accidental death is not uncommon. In this article we will discuss both the physiological and psychological effects of sleep deprivation including: memory impairment, headaches, increased risk of illness and hallucinations…

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Kawasaki Disease Symtoms: Early Detection is Crucial

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The autoimmune disease Kawasaki disease primarily targets young children making it significantly important to be able to note early signs of the disease. Moving quickly, this syndrome can rapidly begin to cause damage within a child’s growing body and in rare cases result in a fatal coronary artery aneurysm. Being able to recognize the early signs of Kawasaki disease as they occur is an important step in being able to prevent this fatal development and increase the rate of recovery. In this article we will cover a number of the most recognizable symptoms of Kawasaki disease including: strawberry tongue, prolonged high fever, skin rash, swollen lymph nodes, peeling skin and inflammation…

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Dissociative Personality Disorder

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When it comes to the human psychological state there is no doubt that we are fragile beings. While over more recent years a good many psychological disorders have been identified, one that remains something of a mystery while also being completely fascinating is dissociative personality disorder. In this article we will discuss just what dissociative personality disorder is and how it can be identified by the scientific and medical community. Read on to find out if someone you love is affected by this personality disorder…

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The Negative Side Effects of Speed Are Numerous

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Speed, otherwise known as methamphetamine is a dangerous drug that has a number of extremely devastating side effects. This unpredictable drug is often sought for its flash high but rapidly becomes an addiction. In this article we will cover a number of the dangerous side effects that accompany speed use including: psychosis, strokes, brain damage, movement disorders, anxiety, depression, hallucinations, hepatitis, HIV, fatal drug interactions and heart conditions…

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Signs You Have an Addictive Personality Disorder

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Is addiction the result of personal weakness, or could a personality disorder be the culprit? We take a look at addictions to drugs, gambling, shopping, sex, alcohol, food, work, and exercise and look at how you can identify, treat, and help yourself or your loved ones that may be suffering from an addictive personality disorder…

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Separation Anxiety in Adults

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Often heard is the term “separation anxiety” when used in reference to children and pets, but seldom do we ever hear about adults who suffer from this debilitating psychological condition. In this article we will take a look at what separation anxiety is and just how it can affect adults of all ages…

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