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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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