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Gender Differences Impact Diagnosis of Depression
2012-11-15 15:42:08

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online “Men are from mars, women are from Venus” is the title of a book written by John Gray, a relationship counselor and author from the United States. Gray highlighted how relationship problems between males and females could be caused by gender differences, especially in terms of how each handles stress differently. The idea of male and female differences can be seen in a new study from the University of...

2011-03-03 07:26:07

By: Rhonda Craig, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- There's first aid training and CPR training, but what about first response treatment for your mental health? Unlike other well-known health training courses, the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) program teaches the signs and symptoms of mental health disorders and when and how people should intervene. The MHFA training course was developed in Australia in 2001, and was adapted in the United States seven years later. Currently...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.