X-Message-Number: 20080
Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2002 17:11:14 -0700
From: James Swayze <>
Subject: Is this why so few women in Cryonics?

Note the comment about "hopeless or just bored about the future".

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Alarming!  What Makes Women So Sad?

By Cathryn Conroy,
Netscape News Editor

It's one thing to be sad. It's another to be so sad, so unhappy that you can't
get out of bed--for a week or more. That is allegedly the state 41 percent of

young women ages 20 to 35 have found themselves at one time or another, yet only

1 percent ever seek professional help, according to an alarming survey conducted
by Cosmopolitan magazine. It's called "extreme sadness," and Cosmo psychologist
Dr.  Linda Papadopoulos blames the condition on the demands and expectations
women now face.

The five most common types of anxiety disorders are...

"As women are demanding more of life, they are being expected to give more as
well. There's a price to pay for that," she writes in the magazine. Apparently,
many young women are unhappy about their lot in life. According to the
Cosmopolitan magazine survey, 51 percent say they feel hopeless or just bored
about the future.  One-fifth of the 1,001 survey respondents said the last time
they felt truly happy was six months ago or longer.  This extreme sadness is

characterized by feelings of melancholy or depression.  While it's generally not
severe enough for medication, it is severe enough that they are unable to cope
with life's demands.

Now, more than ever, we are worrying ourselves sick.  Find out what scientists
have learned and the best ways to cope.

Cryonics Institute of Michigan Member!
The Immortalist Society Member!
The Society for Venturism Member!

MY WEBSITE: http://www.geocities.com/~davidpascal/swayze/ While there follow the
links to photos of me and some of my artwork and a radio interview on Dr.  J's
ChangeSurfer Radio program with me and the father of cryonics Prof.  Robert
Ettinger, author of "The Prospect of Immortality".
A RELIGION I actually recommend:
A FAVORITE quote: Last lines of the first Star Trek the Next Generation movie.
Capt.  Picard: "What we leave behind is not as important as how we've lived,
after all Number One, we're only mortal."
Will Ryker: "Speak for yourself captain, I intend to live forever!"

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