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
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.