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2014-01-27 12:24:00

New survey by MySafetySign reveals workplace problems NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 MySafetySign Health & Safety Industry Survey revealed that stress is the most overlooked workplace concern. MySafetySign's first annual survey explores the issues and changes currently facing the health and safety industry. Of surveyed professionals, 24% mention stress and 20% mention overworking as the main safety hazards that go unnoticed. In fact, three of five safety...

2014-01-25 23:03:33

Studies show elevated cortisol levels due to stress triggers an increase in belly fat, even in healthy, active adults. TrimQuil has been specifically formulated with four key ingredients that have been proven to boost & metabolism, speed up fat loss and reduce stress & at the same time. Maple Grove, MN (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 Research has proven that constant stress causes the body to store fat and burn less calories. It slows down your metabolism and triggers the release of...

2014-01-24 23:23:41

Aid in Recovery, a full-service drug and alcohol treatment center in West Palm Beach, FL released a statement commenting on a recent anxiety study. According to the study, tests have shown that the anti-stress hormone nocieptin has been able to prevent and reduce the cellular effects related to stress. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 West Palm Beach drug and alcohol treatment center Aid in Recovery today released a statement commenting on the results of a recent study published in the...

2014-01-24 13:43:58

Chemical analyses by neuroscientist Jerrold Meyer and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are helping to establish hair cortisol concentration (HCC) as an important new biomarker for stress in wild animals facing global climate change. The technique is demonstrated in the current issue of the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JOVE) where Meyer's lab manager Kendra Rosenberg and neuroscience and behavior graduate student Amanda Hamel provide an annotated illustration of...

2014-01-23 23:24:30

According to Ron Minson, MD, Clinical Director at Integrated Listening Systems (iLs), the manufacturer of the Dreampad, a pilot study measuring the ability of a new product, a pillow which delivers music through vibration, indicates it may help those challenged by stress-related symptoms. Over 80% of those in the study showed a significant relaxation response within 15 minutes of using the pillow. Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Preliminary research measuring the effect of new...

2014-01-21 23:01:40

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study suggests previous research overestimated PTSD in young cancer patients; new findings highlight the ability of children to adjust and even thrive in response to challenges Memphis, TN (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 A St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study found that despite being diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses, childhood cancer patients are no more likely than their healthy peers to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The...

2014-01-21 16:23:40

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study suggests previous research overestimated PTSD in young cancer patients; new findings highlight the ability of children to adjust and even thrive in response to challenges MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study found that despite being diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses, childhood cancer patients are no more likely than their healthy peers to develop post-traumatic stress...

2014-01-20 23:24:00

There is much talk about lawyers suffering from depression and anxiety but there is little practical help available. CPD Interactive together with Dr Craig Hassad has developed a new online course for lawyers to assist with stress, anxiety and depression. (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 http://cpdinteractive.com.au/ We know many lawyers suffer from anxiety/depression. So what can we do about it? CPD Interactive together with Dr Craig Hassad, a GP, lecturer and holistic health expert has launched...

Alcohol Affects PTSD, Which In Turn Affects The Former
2014-01-17 15:14:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may turn to alcohol in order to cope with their condition, but a new study published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology has found that heavy drinking can make symptoms of PTSD worse over time. The study authors said the discovery of this vicious cycle, which had been suspected but never confirmed, is the result of the first empirical study to look at the effects of the two...

PTSD Treatment Combines Psychotherapy And HDAC2 Inhibitor
2014-01-17 05:07:59

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Approximately eight million Americans are afflicted with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This condition is characterized by severe anxiety that can be traced back to a traumatic event such as a battle or violent attack. Because of the difficulties in treating this disorder with behavioral approaches, these traumatic memories often last throughout a lifetime. Although many patients are treated with psychotherapy in order to...


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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'