Family & Lifestyle

Stress, Male Depression, Future President Trump, Grade Skip

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Nov 12, 2016 5:00 pm

Depression and Gender Dr. Shervin Assari is a research investigator of psychiatry and public health at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more women are affected by depression than men. This pattern is seen in countries around the world, including the United States. Cross-national and cross-cultural studies have indicated that the prevalence of depression among women is higher at any given time than among men. This pattern does not seem to have many exceptions. However, research is also shedding light into the fact that men might be more vulnerable to depression caused by stressful events. Dr. Shervin Assari shares his thoughts. Listen to this interview here: Enid Greene Mickelsen - Where is the GOP going to go from here? Enid Greene Mickelsen was the third woman and first Republican woman ever elected to congress from Utah. Enid became the acting chair of the Utah Republican Party upon the resignation of Joe Cannon in November 2006, and was unanimously elected to serve as state party chair in February 2007. She was a delegate at the 2012 Republican National convention, served as chair of the 2016 Republican National Convention Site Selection Committee, and was recently appointed by RNC Chair Reince Priebus as chair of the 2016 Republican Convention Rules Committee. After 8 years the republicans have won the presidency. Wednesday night the votes came in, showing Donald Trump winning by a large margin in electoral votes. Enid Greene Mickelsen talks about the future of the Republican Party. Listen to this interview here: Should I grade-skip my gifted child? Dr. Susan G. Assouline is the director of the University of Iowa Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development. Dr. Assouline earned her PhD in Education at the University of Iowa where she is currently a Professor of Psychology.  The American school system puts students in grades based on age. However, for a some students, being with same-age peers in the classroom might not be the best option. Dr. Susan Assouline discuss her work as an expert in ‘academic acceleration.’ Listen to this interview here: