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Adults can develop post-traumatic stress disorder in response to an early-childhood event, even if they have no explicit memory of that trauma, claim the authors of a study appearing in Friday’s edition of the journal Biological Psychiatry.
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Blood expression levels of genes targeted by the stress hormones called glucocorticoids could be a physical measure, or biomarker, of risk for developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, according to a study conducted in rats by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
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Everyone feels stressed out at times; however, for some stress evolves into mental and physical illnesses that lead to even worse illnesses and issues.
The tiny addition of a chemical mark atop a gene that is well known for its involvement in clinical depression and posttraumatic stress disorder can affect the way a person's brain responds to threats.
A specific electrical pattern has been identified in the brains of genetically identical mice which accurately predicts how well individual animals will fare in stressful situations, according to new research by Duke University scientists.
A new study from the University of Cincinnati's Health Promotion and Education Program reveals that many college students are stressed out and are not coping with that stress well.
A new study gives insight into the relationship between depression and dementia.
With the increased summer heat, Succeed adds the Heat Stress Prevention training course to help keep workers safe and avoid heat-related illness. Portland, OR
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 (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 (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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