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2013-11-26 23:26:02

It's not surprising that women experience higher stress levels during the holidays, but how should people manage their holiday stress better? (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 The American Psychological Association has released a study showing that women experience a dramatic increase in stress in the weeks surrounding Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas. Said the APA, “Stress around the holidays is disproportionately felt by women…For women, stress may be a function of greater family...

2013-11-25 23:20:41

San Diego wellness resort provides better nutrition choices for at home, work, and daily life. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 A recently published study in the Journal of the Association for Psychological Science found that participants’ appetites were affected when placed under stressful conditions and that wild fluctuations can be compensated for later. Understanding how one responds to stress can help decision-making to support wellbeing during difficult times. “General...

2013-11-25 09:48:09

Steroid injections given to pregnant women before premature birth may increase the child's risk of later behavioral and emotional difficulties, a study has found. Mothers who are expected to give birth prematurely are often given an infusion of glucocorticoids, which mimic the natural hormone cortisol. This treatment is vital for helping the baby's lungs mature, but the new research suggests it may also increase the risk of mental health problems including attention-deficit/hyperactivity...

2013-11-23 23:00:16

Stop Nail Biting Secrets is a new program that provides people with effective nail biting solutions, and detailed instructions on how to overcome their social anxiety disorder. A detailed Stop Nail Biting Secrets overview on the site Vinamy.com indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Nail biting (or onychophagia) is a bad habit that can make peoples’ hands look unsightly. If people bite their nails, they will damage their nails, their teeth or...

2013-11-20 23:30:37

A brand new article released on the site Vkool.com offers 7 tips on how to stop panic attacks naturally. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 The article on the site Vkool.com introduces 7 tips on how to stop panic attacks naturally. This article is useful for people who want to get rid of panic attacks immediately. The writer indicates that the first thing people should do to stop panic attacks is to find the root causes of their current panic attacks. There are many herbs that people...

Stressed Women At Risk After HEart Attack
2013-11-20 14:06:51

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Younger women who are hospitalized after a heart attack have a much higher rate of complications and mortality than men of the same age. A new study from Emory University may shed some light on that discrepancy as researchers have found that women under 50 with a recent heart attack are more likely to have restricted blood flow to the heart, also called myocardial ischemia, during times of psychological stress. The study is being...

Brain Changes Could Help Predict Anxiety Disorders In Young Children
2013-11-20 07:32:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Measuring the size and connectivity of a region of the brain responsible for processing emotions can help predict the amount of stress that young children are experiencing in their day-to-day lives, according to new research published today in the journal Biological Psychiatry. In the study, researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine report that kids who have a larger amygdala that is better connected with other parts...

2013-11-19 13:10:02

Specific area of the brain linked to anxiety disorders in youth Anxiety disorders are common in children and adolescents, affecting up to 25 percent of the youth population. Anxiety causes distress and functional impairment and, if left untreated, can result in bad grades, problems at home and increased rates of psychiatric disorders in adulthood. These risks constitute a significant public health burden, and they underscore the importance of continued efforts to understand the cause...

2013-11-16 23:00:10

Conquer Stress Forever designed by Chris Green is a new program that provides people with natural remedies for anxiety and stress, and easy ways to clear their mind of negative thoughts quickly. A detailed Conquer Stress Forever overview on the site Vkoolelite indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 Conquer Stress Forever designed by Chris Green is a new program that teaches people how to conquer their stress, depression and anxiety quickly and...


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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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