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2013-03-05 14:01:02

Religious college students report less alcohol use than their classmates — and the reason may have to do with how their parents handle stress, according to new research by a Michigan State University scholar. The study found that students who used religious practices such as praying and meditating as a coping mechanism reported less frequent alcohol use and less heavy drinking. Further, the parents of those students reported using religious or spiritual practices when facing...

2013-01-30 23:01:19

Depression and anxiety are misunderstood. Abby Gardiner, M.A., Writer/Founder of stressbubbles.com begins a new series on her website to explain, through daily life challenges and humour, how she and others cope with, perceive, and manage mental health ailments. London, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 Most people think they know what the words depression and anxiety mean. Most people get the blues from time to time; it's a common health complaint. Depression, in its serious...

2013-01-29 12:45:47

"Coming out is no longer a matter of popular debate but a matter of public health," says lead author Robert-Paul Juster Lesbians, gays and bisexuals (LGBs) who are out to others have lower stress hormone levels and fewer symptoms of anxiety, depression, and burnout, according to researchers at the Centre for Studies on Human Stress (CSHS) at Louis H. Lafontaine Hospital, affiliated with the University of Montreal. Cortisol is a stress hormone in our body. When chronically strained,...

2012-12-20 18:58:54

Low-income teenagers who have supportive role models and engage in adaptive strategies have lower levels of a marker for cardiovascular risk than low-income teens without such resources, according to a new study. The study, by researchers at Northwestern University and the University of British Columbia, is published in the journal Child Development. "Low socioeconomic status is one of the strongest determinants of chronic disease in developed countries," notes Edith Chen, professor of...

2012-12-19 05:03:06

Encouraging a national debate and helping people understand the roots and prevention of young adult violence, Dr. Kathy Seifert is appearing on Fox News DC TV Morning News, La Opinion, Huffington Post, Psychology Today online, WBOC-TV, and a variety of talk radio shows. Salisbury, MD (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 The expertise of Dr. Kathy Seifert on coping with trauma and preventing future acts of young adult violence will be appearing in multiple local and national media over the next week,...

2012-08-02 15:02:55

Empathetic children more likely to effectively manage stress, behave prosocially Infants innately relieve stress by crying, turning their heads or maintaining eye contact. Adults manage emotional tension using problem-solving or by seeking support. A new study by a University of Missouri human development expert describes how adolescents' developing personalities and coping habits affect their behaviors toward others. "We're each born with some personality tendencies; for example, we...

2012-03-28 23:02:35

Ydraw´s remarkable video scribing enables companies to get more views, more traffic, more attention, and more money. More than 100,000 people have been impacted by Ydraw´s amazing video scribing videos, viewed in 3 to 4 minutes time. St George, UT (PRWEB) March 28, 2012 Video scribing by Ydraw is hitting the mainstream. Consumer experience is becoming increasingly competitive, and according to comScore.com, video is the fastest growing online ad format. 181 million US online users...


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