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2014-08-20 23:07:16

More Than a Quarter of Teens Say They Experience "Extreme Stress" During the School Year - Living Source LLC Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Parents and kids across the nation are getting back-to-school ready. While the transition from summer months means buying textbooks and arranging after school care, there is an important element that is often a forgotten part of the annual re-commitment to your child’s education; their mental health. According to the American...

parent stress
2014-08-19 02:30:59

Sara Agnew, Office of Strategic Communication, University of Iowa UI research looks at conflict between identities as parents and workers Some working parents are carrying more psychological baggage than others—and the reason has nothing to do with demands on their time and energy. The cause is their occupation. According to University of Iowa researchers, parents who hold jobs viewed by society as aggressive, weak, or impersonal are likely to be more stressed out than parents...

2014-08-18 23:09:25

The depression that contributed to the tragic passing of Robin Williams has raised awareness of a novel method for treating depression, Emotional Brain Training (EBT) that helps people rewire the brain circuits encoded by stress that can cause depression. Marin County, California (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 In the Marin County community in which Robin Williams grew up and recently died, a novel method of treating depression has been developed. Lifelong Marin resident, Laurel Mellin, PhD,...

ptsd without memory
2014-08-16 07:08:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Adults can develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in response to an early-childhood event, even if they have no explicit memory of that trauma, claim the authors of a study appearing in Friday’s edition of the journal Biological Psychiatry. According to the University at Albany and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) scientists behind the new research, there are many different types of memory, and that only...

2014-08-14 08:26:20

OXFORD, England, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of a new open access journal: Neurobiology of Stress [http://www.journals.elsevier.com/neurobiology-of-stress ]. The journal will serve as a forum for original research and review articles focusing on the impact of stress on the brain, covering cellular,...

rat ptsd
2014-08-13 03:00:52

The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine Blood expression levels of genes targeted by the stress hormones called glucocorticoids could be a physical measure, or biomarker, of risk for developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), according to a study conducted in rats by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published August 11 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). That also makes the steroid hormones’ receptor, the...

2014-08-07 23:06:27

Nationwide moving labor company Simple Moving Labor takes part in “Simplify Your Life” week by launching Simplicity Over Stress. People who share their best, most genius, simply-irresistible moving tricks and tips can win a $250 gasoline card. Bedford, Texas (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 In recognition of national “Simplify Your Life” week, the national leader in moving labor, Simple Moving Labor (SML), is asking people to share their best stress-busting tips, tricks, and genius moving...

genetic testing for stress
2014-08-06 05:25:46

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Everyone feels stressed out at times; however, for some stress evolves into mental and physical illnesses that lead to even worse illnesses and issues. For these reasons, scientists and doctors have long studied stress looking at what causes stress, how stress affects people, and what can be done to prevent and/or treat stress-related illnesses. On Saturday, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC)...

2014-08-04 09:45:12

Duke University Epigenetic control of serotonin transporter makes difference The tiny addition of a chemical mark atop a gene that is well known for its involvement in clinical depression and posttraumatic stress disorder can affect the way a person's brain responds to threats, according to a new study by Duke University researchers. The results, which appear online August 3 in Nature Neuroscience, go beyond genetics to help explain why some individuals may be more vulnerable than...

stress and mental illness
2014-08-02 05:31:14

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People suffer from stress under a litany of situations. Some situations are temporarily stressful and then dissipate while others lead to long-term psychological problems including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It seems that more people these days suffer from the consequences of stress, which leads to many studies about the mental illness. In one study completed by Duke University, the study's senior author Dr. Kafui...


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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