Women undergo considerably higher rates of downheartedness
than men, whereas the latter undergo higher rates of substance abuse, antisocial conduct, and self-murder.
Westermeyer (1986) found that the two groups had substantial issues or episodes related to downheartedness
, described as low spirits, crying spells, decreased libido, bouts of fatigue, and suicidal ideation.
This sonneteer will cut through all his professed downheartedness
about his small mode's smallness to suggest that the small poem has a larger effectiveness than even our most notable technological, commercial and engineering works.
a psychologist who has first hand experience of serious mental illness, recalls how "despite the quite incredible power of the medication to wipe out symptoms (for which I will always be grateful) the inner feelings of downheartedness
and guilt were still there" (1997, p.
Often, these experiences lead to feelings of hopelessness, downheartedness
, discouragement, and despair--signs of depression that can be treated.
Home is where matches have been won or lost, memories linger and where we find comfort in times of downheartedness