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Suicide: Sources and notes

Website of the International Association for Suicide Prevention: www.iasp.info (consultation: April 2015)

Suicide. Factsheet of the World Health Organization (WHO): www.who.int (Update: September 2014)

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The cause of sciatica is usually related to a herniated disc. Between two vertebrae there is a "damper" system called an intervertebral disc. It is composed of a nucleus in the center, surrounded by a cartilaginous ring. This disc is the cause of the majority of sciatica. Following a violent or repeated effort, but also because of a local fragility of the intervertebral disc, the damper system may be loose
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The treatment of the syllogomania is different according to the cause: Diogenes syndrome will be managed in an institution or at home by a multi-disciplinary psychiatric or psycho-geriatric team. As for the actual syllogomania (so-called compulsive accumulation), its treatments are based on three pillars: Awareness The first step in the treatment of the syllogomania is the awareness of the disorder by the individual himself, and more precisely the handicap caused by his behavior
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Mumps is an acute viral infection, usually benign. It results from a contamination by the mumps virus . It is a very contagious disease that is epidemic, especially during early childhood. With a transmission that occurs most often in schools. It is transmitted by droplets of saliva. The virus has a glandular tropism, that is to say, it lodges preferably in certain glands, especially the parotides (salivary glands located in front of the ear lobes)
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