The Daily Populous

Monday November 4th, 2019 day edition

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The study found that authoritarian parenting by mothers — but not fathers — was linked to negative facets of perfectionism, which can indirectly influence alcohol use.

“These students were obsessed with how others viewed them to the point of fearing any feedback regarding their writing.

In psychology, scientists have to be very comfortable having their work edited and revised by others.

A survey of 419 university students uncovered a complicated pathway between parenting styles, depressive symptoms, and alcohol-related problems.

Increased depressive symptoms, meanwhile, were associated with self-medication motives for drinking, thereby leading to both increased alcohol use and alcohol-related problems.

Patock-Peckham told PsyPost that “authoritarian fathers actually promote high standards in their offspring, which is a protective link against depression and using alcohol to self-medicate.”.

I would also love to see a study on perfectionism that examines all the motives for using alcohol,” Patock-Peckham said. »

'Epstein Didn't Kill Himself,' Former Navy SEAL Blurts Out on Fox News While Talking About Military Dogs

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A former Navy SEAL who was invited on Fox News to discuss military dogs, stunned news presenter Jesse Waters when he suddenly blurted out that notorious sex offender Jeffrey Epstein "didn't kill himself.".

The non-profit organization, based in Commerce, Texas, is dedicated to helping military dogs who have completed their service.

"The remarkable nature of these dogs and them being highlighted in the news creates a huge demand by people that frankly shouldn't have them," Ritland said. »

Florida State has fired Willie Taggart effective immediately

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The Willie Taggart era is over in Tallahassee after almost two short years following an embarrasing, blowout loss to a not very good Miami team.

Personally, I really wanted Willie Taggart to work out.

But you can’t always get what you want and after 21 games it’s clear that Willie Taggart isn’t the answer to Florida State’s football problem. »

These Machines Can Put You in Jail. Don’t Trust Them.

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The software experts and scientists who inspected the Alcotest 9510 machines found troubling mistakes, according to their reports to the court.

Justice Brennan later expanded his previous order: No tests from the lab were admissible until it was accredited by a national board that oversees forensic labs.

He and his lawyer didn’t realize that his breath test was among those that had been invalidated. »

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Now Best-Selling Fighting Game of All Time

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Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch has smashed its way into the record books, earning the title as the best-selling fighting game of all time.

The fighting game, however, is way behind Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which has sold 19.01 million copies as the best-selling title on the console.

Helping Super Smash Bros. Ultimate‘s path to the record books was the popularity of the platform where it was released. »