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Teenage Stress Rivals That Of Their Older Adult Counterparts: Survey
2014-02-13 10:27:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most people of a certain age remember their teenage years as a time of high stress and a new survey from the American Psychological Association (APA) has confirmed that teens experience similar stress patterns to their older adult counterparts. The survey also found that teens are more likely than adults to say their stress level has minimal or no impact on their physical health – 54 percent of teens compared to 39 percent of adults...

2014-02-13 08:28:26

2-for-1 Admission to BODY WORLDS: PULSE on Valentine's Weekend NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no surprise that falling in love makes us feel a jumble of emotions and strange physical effects. According to researchers, falling in love releases a deluge of chemicals that make us swoon, flush, and sweat, our hearts race, and our brains turn obsessional. The hormones released in the body when one falls in love cause a virtual flood. The pleasure center of the brain...

2014-02-12 23:27:42

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation names 10 recent discoveries funded by its NARSAD Grants. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Names 10 Recent Discoveries Funded by its NARSAD Grants That Will Help Understand, Treat and Cure Mental Illnesses The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation has named 10 recent discoveries, funded by its NARSAD Grants, that provide new insight into the mysteries of the brain and potential treatments for people with...

Chronic Stress Can Lead To Mental Illness
2014-02-12 08:56:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Chronic stress generates long-term changes in the brain, according to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley. These changes may explain why people suffering from chronic stress are prone to mental problems such as anxiety and mood disorders. The findings, published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, might lead to new therapies to reduce the risk of developing mental illness after stressful events. Robert Sanders...

2014-02-11 10:58:55

New research has revealed a previously unknown mechanism in the body which regulates a hormone that is crucial for motivation, stress responses and control of blood pressure, pain and appetite. The breakthrough could be used to design drugs to help fight health problems connected with these functions in the future. Researchers at the University of Bristol and University College London found that lactate – essentially lactic acid – causes cells in the brain to release more noradrenaline...

2014-02-06 23:27:44

Leaders in workplace innovation, Office Oxygen, debuts Stress Relief Thumball to help manage stress on the job. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Office Oxygen, leaders in workplace innovation, announced today the release of its Stress Relief Thumball. The Thumball™, first introduced in 2007 by Answers In Motion, is a stuffed vinyl ball with 32 pre-printed conversation prompts. The balls have taken the learning and corporate training worlds by storm as they provide a playful yet...

2014-02-06 20:20:28

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and Department of Public Welfare (DPW) announced that a disaster distress hotline is available to help citizens cope with stress stemming from severe weather and power outages that are expected to last several days. The phone number, 1-800-985-5990, is available to all Pennsylvanians to help ease the stress related to the circumstances surrounding the severe weather damage caused by...

2014-02-04 23:28:22

Female Hormone Balancer With Sensoril will help adult women of all ages balance their hormones and feel better. Sensoril is clinically proven to relieve the negative effects of stress, and this new Female Hormone Balancer will not only help with stress relief, but also with weight loss and estrogen balance. Boonton, NJ (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Women can rejoice! HGH.com has a new supplement on the market, and this time it's just for women. The new "Female Hormone Balancer"...

2014-02-04 23:25:37

Ohio Psychological Association and American Psychological Association offer tips for a heart healthy lifestyle. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 With all the focus on romance and love around Valentine’s Day, the most important aspect of the heart is often overlooked—its health. February is National Heart Month and a time when Americans should remember that there are simple steps they can take to reduce their risk of heart disease. The American Psychological Association’s...

2014-02-04 23:02:40

A new study proves inactivity detrimentally changes the structure of brain cells impacting heart health. TrekDesk treadmill desk offers a potential preventative solution. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 TrekDesk has reported over the years on numerous studies that have shown the positive impact of walking on cognition and overall physical/mental health however a new study available for review in the US National Library of Medicine sheds light on the potential health risks brought...


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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