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2014-06-24 16:23:11

Diseases of the adrenal gland have long been difficult to diagnose. But now, researchers have found an affordable and easy way to diagnose and monitor endocrine diseases of the adrenal gland by using saliva and a smartphone.

2014-06-24 16:18:52

Researchers have developed a device that uses any smartphone to measure the cortisol concentration in saliva.

2014-06-24 12:24:24

Author and stress expert Paul Huljich offers readers a chance to relax with a trip for two to Los Angeles NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an effort to encourage

2014-06-23 23:09:13

Pittsburgh Hypnosis Expert and Olympic Gold Medal winning mental training coach has developed a revolutionary new anxiety treatment that has been transforming the lives of children and adults.

Stress Hormone Cortisol May Speed Up Short-Term Memory Loss
2014-06-18 07:54:35

Working with laboratory rate, researchers at the University of Iowa have found that the stress hormone cortisol could be one of those factors contributing to cognitive decline.

2014-06-13 12:24:49

BILLERICA, Mass., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seahorse Bioscience, the world leader in metabolic analyzers and XF stress

2014-06-11 10:29:20

Bipolar disorder (BD) is among the 10 most burdensome medical conditions, according to the World Health Organization.

2014-06-10 23:11:26

Indiana film director Luke Renner found himself struggling with the triggers, depression and isolation of psychological trauma after experiencing the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

parent stress from adhd
2014-06-06 05:21:37

A novel approach has been developed to assist the caregivers of children with ADHD in achieving best parenting practices while dealing with different manifestations of the condition.


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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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.