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Natural-Terrain Schoolyards Reduce Children's Stress, Says Colorado University-Boulder Study

Elizabeth Lock, University of Colorado at Boulder Playing in schoolyards that feature natural habitats and trees and not just asphalt and recreation equipment reduces children's stress and inattention, according to a University of Colorado...

Latest Stress Stories

2014-07-17 23:12:18

TotalProtect pinpoints home maintenance and repair as top source of stress Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 High levels of stress affect physical and emotional health, day-to-day activities, personal relationships and work life, and according to a recent study by the American Psychological Association, nearly half (44 percent) of adults say they are either not doing enough or are not sure whether they are doing enough to manage their stress. To understand how issues around the...

2014-07-17 23:07:40

Unique healing retreats bring together proven psycho education work, EAGALA equine-assisted sessions with Accelerated Resolution Therapy to produce strong clinical results. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 For too many post 9/11 active duty military, veterans and the people they love, the effects of trauma can tear apart their lives, marriages and families. The long-term grind of Operations New Dawn, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom has exacted a profound emotional and physical...

2014-07-17 23:03:14

EmLogis and Guest Speaker Dr. Eleanor Feldman Barbera, “Dr. El,” will present a live webinar on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 1 PM Central offering practical advice on how to recognize, reduce, and prevent burnout with long term care facility staff. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 EmLogis, a leading provider of employee scheduling software for long term care facilities, today announced that they will host a live webinar featuring guest speaker Long Term Care Psychologist and Author Dr....

2014-07-16 23:08:38

Western Washington Medical Group explains the detrimental side effects of stress on a person’s body in a recently published article based on an infographic from Mind Your Health. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 “Stress can have many negative effects on the body,” says an article by Mental Health America, recently featured on Western Washington Medical Group’s blog, explaining the detrimental health effects that have been linked, at least in part, to stress. The article lists the...

2014-07-14 23:04:24

Researchers have discovered a connection between women with high levels of stress and an increased risk of infertility. Abington, PA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 According to a recent study published in the journal Human Reproduction, researchers have discovered a connection between women with high levels of a stress biomarker and an increased risk of infertility. Although doctors have theorized about the role stress plays in infertility for years, this is the first study to provide scientific...

2014-07-11 08:23:16

Distress - A Weapon of Mass Destruction is an illuminating book of how distress and stress can affect the human body and what can be done about it. BRISBANE, Australia, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Distress - A Weapon of Mass Destruction teaches the author's tried and true method of eliminating the stress that plagues many individuals each day. The author especially targets those in high-stress jobs like police officers, soldiers, teachers, and those in the entertainment industry....

brain darpa
2014-07-10 05:23:08

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just over a year ago I reported on the announcement of the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative, the scientific cousin to the wildly successful Human Genome Project. In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama announced the new study saying, “Every dollar we invested to map the human genome returned $140 to our economy – every dollar. Today our scientists are mapping the...

stressed out in america
2014-07-08 12:09:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While every American faces some form of stress, a new survey has found that medical-related issues are the primary driver of stress in the United States. Conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health in March and April of this year, the new survey asked Americans about their sources of stress, how stress affected them and how they dealt with it. The poll found 49 percent of respondents...

stress can feed insomnia
2014-07-04 05:25:11

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It's not what you do, it's the way that you do it. This is the major finding of a new study investigating the link between stress and the development of insomnia. “Our study is among the first to show that it's not the number of stressors, but your reaction to them that determines the likelihood of experiencing insomnia,” stated lead author Vivek Pillai, PhD and research fellow at the Sleep Disorders and Research Center at...

2014-07-03 08:23:41

TUCSON, Ariz., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique new program designed by a Southeastern Arizona company, Biobalance Integrated Wellness, may revolutionize care for veterans with symptoms of neurological injury such as PTSD and TBI. The small business is implementing a new program titled: Trauma Resiliency and Integrated Neurotrainer (TRAIN) combining an established Brain Paint (TM) EEG neurofeedback system with peer recovery support Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM) methods. Photo -...


Latest Stress Reference Libraries

Adjustment Disorder
2013-07-29 09:41:01

Adjustment Disorder is commonly known as situational disorder as well. It is often considered a significantly smaller situation than anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder with a usually less intense stressor than those of the more extreme disorders. Symptoms Because the disorders are similar, Adjustment Disorder and PTSD have similar symptoms like general loss of interest, a feeling of hopelessness, depression, and anxiety. Although they have similar symptoms, Adjustment...

Acute Stress Reaction
2013-07-29 09:36:16

Acute Stress Reaction (ASR), also referred to as shock or Acute Stress Disorder (ASD), is a variation on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Symptoms ASR can often escalate to ASD. Symptoms of acute stress reaction include a change in attention, disorientation, daze and confusion. After these symptoms occur, victims suffering from ASR can often become withdrawn from their surroundings or experience panic anxiety paired with impairment and extreme emotions of sadness, anger and fear....

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
2013-07-19 15:31:29

Posttraumatic stress disorder (commonly known as PTSD) is a severe anxiety disorder characterized by adverse anxiety-related experiences, behaviors, and physiological responses that results from exposure to an event that causes psychological trauma. Examples of events that could lead to PTSD include the threat of harm or death to oneself or to someone else, or witnessing an event that overwhelms the individual's ability to cope. Diagnostic symptoms for PTSD include flashbacks or nightmares,...

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