Latest Mental distress Stories

2009-05-11 15:05:00

While the economic recession is having an impact on the psyches of many, men are particularly impacted by recent economic woes as fears of job and stability loss hang in their minds, according to a new survey. The survey of over 2,000 men and women was conducted by Mind, a mental health charity in the UK. Researchers found that 37 percent of males reported feelings of anxiety or depression. Additionally, middle-aged men are seven times more likely to have suicidal thoughts than women. "The...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.