a thesis statement is supposed to introduce the topic of.

At the urging of conservative operatives from the Republican Party, he launches a new advocacy group, the Moral Majority, which seeks to mobilize fundamentalist and evangelical voters around moral issues.

Brown (2001) even suggests that by 2020 depression will become the second most common disease.

This finding seems to be an argument for a difference that exists from birth, rather than a socially ingrained response. Aside from issues with author bias, Mulé's paper is well done.


The anxiety, in most cases, fades and joy is what remains.

Other religions, termed "dissenting religions," do not have freedom of worship.

The focus should be less on eliminating depressive symptoms and more on learning to function better in spite of them. It is important to maintain hope for improvement without setting unrealistic expectations.


After those nine months, what you produced is a beautiful baby.

The summary statistics should report what percentage of the total variance of the dependent variable (e.g., outcome) can be explained by the independent variable (e.g., intervention).

There are many different types of depression in the world.

Often disseminated by traveling evangelical preachers, the tracts deal with issues such as the dangers of excessive drinking and teach lessons based on a generalized Protestant Christian morality.

Same here. Very much appreciated. I wish it could be the norm.

Was the randomization procedure described and was it appropriate? The best research design is to have research subjects randomly assigned to an experimental or control group.

extra paperwork for the honest; no deterrent to the dishonest

We listen with the intent to reply.""A good conversation is like a miniskirt; short enough to retain interest, but long enough to cover the subject." -- My Sister

All of this boils down to the same basic concept, and it is this one: Be interested in other people.

The person depressed is numb to many things.

no treatment.

Number Needed To Harm (NNTH): This is defined as the number of patients that need to be treated for one of them to be harmed compared with a control in a clinical trial.

A person with depression tends to shut others from their lives.

Fired by religious zeal, evangelical Protestants form voluntary associations dedicated to causes such as reforming prisons, running orphanages, feeding the poor and encouraging education and literacy.