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A High-Fat Meal Can Decrease Metabolism After A Stressful Event
2014-07-14 10:28:11

According to a new study in the journal Biological Psychiatry, going through one or more stressful events the day prior to eating a single high-fat meal can decrease the body's metabolism and possibly lead to weight gain.

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

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

This week DARPA announced they have awarded funding to two more universities to aid them in launching their programs for restoring active memory - which is called 'Restoring Active Memory' (RAM).

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

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.

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

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.

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

mindfulness meditation
2014-07-03 05:36:01

As people become more aware of how stress affects their lives in almost every area, mindfulness meditation has risen in popularity as a way to improve both mental and physical health.

2014-07-01 11:43:59

When evaluating another person's emotions – happy, sad, angry, afraid – humans take cues from facial expressions.

child stress
2014-06-28 05:41:36

Chronic stressors such as poverty or abuse can have a lasting negative impact on children and could be linked to behavioral, health or employment-related problems later on in life, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the journal Biological Psychiatry.

2014-06-27 23:10:40

Many people are unaware that healthcare workers in perinatal fields are at increased risk for PTSD and Compassion Fatigue. Hear Dr.


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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