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2014-05-20 16:25:49

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physical or sexual assault, a car or other accident, a natural disaster or even witnessing a life-threatening event are only some of the events that can contribute to the nearly 8 million American adults with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). To address this increasing community need, Rogers Memorial Hospital is opening a new adult partial hospitalization program for single-incident PTSD at their newly expanded location at Lincoln...

2014-05-12 23:08:10

Author Jacqueline Buckley shares experience with, strategies for healing stress disorder symptoms. Strathmore, Alberta (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 After being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in 2009, author Jacqueline Buckley was inspired to write her new memoir, “Eye of the Storm: Personal Commitment to Managing Symptoms of PTSD” (published by iUniverse). “I share my experiences living with PTSD but, more importantly, I share my strategies for managing its...

2014-05-09 13:10:36

Springer Reducing test anxiety has fewer stigmas, leads to potential prevention benefits Showing students how to cope with test anxiety might also help them to handle their built-up angst and fretfulness about other issues. The results of a new study by Carl Weems of the University of New Orleans show that anxiety intervention programs that focus on academic matters fit well into the demands of the school routine, and do not carry the same stigma among youth as general anxiety programs...

Middle Age Men Face Double The Risk Of Death Due To Social Stress
2014-05-09 10:51:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Mental health experts have long touted the benefits of a strong social support network, particularly in times of stress. But what if that support network is a source of stress? A new study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health has found that frequent arguments with friends and family can actually increase mortality in middle age, especially in men and those not gainfully employed. Study author Rikke Lund,...

2014-05-08 23:09:24

Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, is weighing in on a recent study that makes a correlation between laughter and memory loss. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, is weighing in on a recent study...

2014-05-07 11:11:04

George Washington University (GW) researcher David Mendelowitz, Ph.D., was recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience for his research on how heart rate increases in response to alertness in the brain. Specifically, Mendelowitz looked at the interactions between neurons that fire upon increased attention and anxiety and neurons that control heart rate to discover the “why,” “how,” and “where to next” behind this phenomenon. “This study examines how changes in alertness...

2014-05-07 08:32:35

Company to Provide Psychological Health Support Services to the Naval Center for Combat and Operational Stress Control RESTON, Va., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) to provide psychological health support services to the Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control (NCCOSC). The single-award cost-plus fixed-...

2014-05-06 23:16:46

“Natural Tips to Relieve Stress, Anxiety and Depression Quickly,” a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers safe and effective methods for eliminating stress and depression. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 “Natural Tips To Relieve Stress, Anxiety And Depression Quickly,” a new report created by Alfesh Zuber on the site Vkool.com, shows safe and natural ways to deal with anxiety, stress and depression. In the first part of this report, people will discover 10 relaxation...

2014-05-06 23:16:06

Michael Maitre, CEO of Purpose Health Consulting, has developed programs and services to reduce employees’ stress levels and to achieve the perfect work-life balance. He’s providing a few essential tips for companies to manage employees’ stress during one of the most challenging times on the job: the time approaching a deadline. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Purpose Health Consulting has a few tips to help companies solve a major challenge, how to reduce employees’ stress levels in the...

Therapy Involving Horses Offers Hope For Alzheimer's Patients
2014-05-06 10:27:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Numerous studies have shown that physical, emotional and cognitive therapy involving domestic animals can be very therapeutic, and new research from The Ohio State University has found that interactive therapy with horses can bring relief to people with Alzheimer’s disease. According to the study team’s report, published in the journal Anthrozoös, people with Alzheimer’s were able to groom, feed and walk horses with assistance...


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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