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  • Baby Boomers Are Killing Themselves At An Alarming Rate, Raising Question: Why?

    06/04/2013 6:09:19 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 136 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | June 4, 2013 | Tara Bahrampour
    Last spring, Frank Turkaly tried to kill himself. A retiree in a Pittsburgh suburb living on disability checks, he was estranged from friends and family, mired in credit card debt and taking medication for depression, cholesterol, diabetes and high blood pressure.
  • Post-Election Selection Trauma

    11/19/2004 12:54:29 PM PST · by Lunkhead_01 · 16 replies · 909+ views
    Vanity | November 19, 2004 | Lunkhead
    We have a new disorder, Post-Election Selection Trauma, or PEST which apparently strikes only those so certain of the superiority of their candidates, that they are unable to cope with the reality that they constitute a minority.It seems most of the people being treated for PEST are themselves pests, people like Vincent D'Onofrio of CSI who has been yelling obscenities at Bush supports on the set for months and is now passing out with increasing regularity.We now have psychologists trying to treat this new disorder. What sort of treatment should a psychologist recommend to a pest suffering from PEST? How...