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2010-08-13 14:31:58

People adopt self-destructive behaviors expected within cultures Women and girls in the United States consider and engage in suicidal behavior more often than men and boys, but die of suicide at lower rate "“ a gender paradox enabled by U.S. cultural norms of gender and suicidal behavior, according to a psychologist who spoke Thursday at the 118th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. "Everywhere, suicidal behavior is culturally scripted," said Silvia S. Canetto,...


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 'kardia,' heart.
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