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2009-01-14 11:12:48

If suicide among young men living with substance abuse is to be prevented it is not enough to focus on the individual client. "A common warning system for paramedics, care centers and social services has to be developed," according to Stian Biong, who has defended his thesis at the Nordic School of Public Health in Gothenburg, Sweden. If the number of life-threatening overdoses is to be reduced, it will necessitate structural support in the form of political goals and superior controlling,...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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