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2005-08-19 14:41:46

WASHINGTON "“ Those who feel sad and lack an interest in regular life activities for at least two weeks and qualify for a diagnosis of minor depression are six times as likely to develop major depression compared to those who don't have these symptoms, according to a longitudinal study on risks for depression. Most medical conditions do not increase the risk for developing major depression except for those who suffer from a stroke; who are almost ten times as likely to experience a...

2005-06-29 19:47:21

Vienna, June 29th 2005 "“ The World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) today announced results of a global bipolar disorder consumer survey, Thinking Ahead, at the World Congress of Biological Psychiatry. The survey revealed that almost half (47%) of all people with bipolar disorder "“ or 'consumers' as many mental health patients prefer to be referred to as "“ feel that their disease has had a highly negative impact on their quality of life. Further to this, more than a...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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