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Bipolar disorder (BD) is among the 10 most burdensome medical conditions, according to the World Health Organization.
Indiana film director Luke Renner found himself struggling with the triggers, depression and isolation of psychological trauma after experiencing the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
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.
MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children exposed to large amounts of media coverage following a terrorist attack can develop serious mental health difficulties, regardless of
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Fetuses are more likely to show left-handed movements in the womb when their mothers are stressed, according to new research.
Mental Training is an integral part of any professional or Olympic athlete's daily routine.
We all deal with stress differently.
When a child on a bicycle is struck by oncoming traffic, the results can be devastating. From life-threatening head injuries to bone fractures, the children are definitely the losers. As it turns out, their bodies heal faster than their minds.
"His painful story shows that anyone can be struck down by accumulated stress, but as he also demonstrates, awareness and prevention can be powerful tools for wellness." --Foreword Magazine
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 After these symptoms occur, victims suffering from ASR can often become withdrawn from their surroundings or experience panic anxiety paired with impairment and extreme emotions of sadness, anger and fear....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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