Facebook is a harbinger of doom

Facebook Posts Can Offer Clues of Depression - NYTimes.com: "But specialists in adolescent medicine and mental health experts say that dark postings should not be hastily dismissed because they can serve as signs of depression and an early warning system for timely intervention. Whether therapists should engage with patients over Facebook, however, remains a matter of debate.

And parents have their own conundrum: how to distinguish a teenager’s typically melodramatic mutterings — like the “worst day of my life” rants about their “frenemies,” academics or even cafeteria food — from a true emerging crisis."

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Facebook is a harbinger of doom
When agony exits a lonely room
And makes its way to words upon a page
Are they just words or white hot seething rage

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