Stress Management and Relief
Researchers have long known that when people endure long periods of chronic stress, their risk for developing future mental health problems increases. Prior studies have shown abnormalities in the brains of people suffering from stress-related conditions, such as chronic anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) – and a new study now tells us why.
One soldier returns home from a tour in Afghanistan, where he saw a great deal of combat. He takes time to unwind, reacquaint himself with his family and then finds a good job and picks up his life pretty much as it was before going off to serve his country. 2nd soldier's story with PTSD is different.
There has been a dramatic breakthrough for military people suffering from post traumatic stress disorder, called Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART). In view of the intensified state of hostilities worldwide in an era of a rise in the presence of well armed terrorist groups and heated regional conflicts, this is very significant to help cut down on the rate of losing surviving soldiers.
A new study reveals that physicians who admit to abusing prescription drugs report that the top reason for doing so is to self-medicate in an effort to help them cope with pain and emotional issues.
While we all need our own “personal space” to help us feel safe from unwanted intrusions, real or imagined, a new study shows that the size of that space varies depending on the personality type of
Most of us experience stress in our daily lives. If you've ever wished that you knew how to stress less and get more out of life, this article is for you. Now take a deep breath... and read.
How a mother perceives her social status can predict her child’s brain development and stress indicators, according to a new study at Boston Children's Hospital, published August 6 in the journal
Teenagers who get into a physical fight can destroy their IQ up to the equivalent of losing an entire year of school, according to a study published by Florida researchers in the Journal of Adolesc
If you’re prone to depression or have anxiety, taking vitamins and mineral supplements can help by boosting mental energy and a sense of general well-being, according to a panel discussion at the 2
Prescription pain reliever deaths among women have increased five-fold in the last decade, jumping from 1,287 deaths in 1999 to a staggering 6,631 in 2010, according to the Centers for Disease Cont
Previous physical activity guidelines recommended exercising on most or all days of the week, but a new study shows that doing 150 minutes of exercise all at one time is just as good for you as bre