Stress (psychological)
In psychology, stress is a feeling of strain and pressure. Small amounts of stress may be desired, beneficial, and even healthy. Positive stress helps improve athletic performance. It also plays a fac...
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Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski On Responding To Stress
Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski speaks about responding to stress. To find out more about his new book, visit: http://www.artscroll.com/Books/sunsp.html For more i...
This Ancient "Alternate Nostril Breathing" Technique Is A Great Anti-Drug Solution for Anxiety
Gillian shows us this ancient "Alternate Nostril Breathing" technique that is a great anti-drug solution for anxiety.
Developing Brain Regions In Children Hardest Hit By Sleep Deprivation
The reduced amount of sleep leads to an increased need for deep sleep in maturing areas of the brain. This affects posterior regions of the brain, which are involved in vision, spatial perception and...
Psychotherapy Sessions Are Best In The Morning When Levels Of Helpful Hormone Are High
Patients make more progress toward overcoming anxiety, fears and phobias when their therapy sessions are scheduled in the morning, new research suggests.
Chill Out: Stress Can Override Benefits Of Healthful Eating
Stress takes a toll on our bodies. And a new study suggests stress can diminish the benefits of more healthful food choices. But experts say a range of strategies can help people cope with stress.
Ease Anxiety by Adding these Nutrients to Your Diet
Feeling particularly stressed? Here are some nutrients that may help ease your anxiety
Brother And Sister Inherit Disease That Will Stop Them Ever Sleeping Again
A brother and sister have inherited a disease that will stop them from ever sleeping again - and which will eventually kill them. Lachlan and Hayley Webb from Queensland, Australia, suffer from a r...
What is melatonin and can it help me sleep?
The hormone may help you sleep better. But it’s still a lousy sleeping pill.
Happiness Can Break Your Heart
Unexpected emotional shock - happy or sad -- can cause a sudden weakening of heart muscles, doctors say.
Running Helps Mice Slow Cancer Growth
Here's one more benefit of exercise: mice who spent their free time on a running wheel were better able to shrink tumors (a 50 percent reduction in tumor size) compared to their less active counterpar...
Anxiety Can Impact People’s Walking Direction
In a study aimed at establishing why individuals display a tendency to allocate attention unequally across space, people were blindfolded and asked to walk in a straight line across a room towards a p...
Sleep disruptions in seniors tied to unhealthy brain changes
Older people who have trouble sleeping through the night are at an increased risk of unhealthy changes in the brain, a new study found.
How A Cup Of Coffee May Help People Manage Stress, Avoid Depression And Memory Loss
Researchers from Portugal, the United States, and Brazil discovered that mice given caffeine were better able to handle stress than mice subjected to stressful situations sans caffeine. The reason: Wh...
Study: Stress At Work Is Shortening Your Life
Researchers found that unhealthy workplaces can affect mortality. There is a life-expectancy gap in America. One report, using actuarial data, found that white-collar workers live longer than blue-col...
Nurses, fathers, teachers, mothers. Why do we devalue someone the minute they care for others?
The real problem isn't about work-life balance—it's that we utterly devalue the importance of caregiving roles in our society. Anne-Marie Slaughter has come to regret that her site-crashingly popular ...
Stress-related disorders
Stress is a conscious or unconscious psychological feeling or physical situation which comes after as a result of physical or/and mental 'positive or negative pressure' to overwhelm adaptive capacitie...
Anxiety
Anxiety is an unpleasant state of inner turmoil, often accompanied by nervous behavior, such as pacing back and forth, somatic complaints and rumination. It is the subjectively unpleasant feelings of ...
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Burnout (psychology)
Burnout is a psychological term that refers to long-term exhaustion and diminished interest in work. Burnout has been assumed to result from chronic occupational stress (e.g., work overload). However,...
Chronic stress
Chronic stress is the response to emotional pressure suffered for a prolonged period over which an individual perceives he or she has no control. It involves an endocrine system response in which occu...
Emotional exhaustion
Emotional exhaustion is a chronic state of physical and emotional depletion that results from excessive job and/or personal demands and continuous stress. It describes a feeling of being emotionally o...
Eustress
Eustress is a term coined by endocrinologist Hans Selye. The word eustress consists of two parts. The prefix eu- derives from the Greek word meaning either "well" or "good." When attached to the word ...
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Fight-or-flight response
The fight-or-flight response (also called the fight, flight, freeze, or fawn response [in PTSD], hyperarousal, or the acute stress response) is a physiological reaction that occurs in response to a pe...
Flashback (psychological phenomenon)
A flashback, or involuntary recurrent memory, is a psychological phenomenon in which an individual has a sudden, usually powerful, re-experiencing of a past experience or elements of a past experien...
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Mental distress
Mental distress (or psychological distress) is a term used, both by some mental health practitioners and users of mental health services, to describe a range of symptoms and experiences of a person's ...
Mental breakdown
Mental breakdown (also known as a nervous breakdown) is a colloquial term for an acute, time-limited psychiatric disorder that manifests primarily as severe stress-induced depression, anxiety or disso...
Panic attack
Panic attacks, also known as anxiety attacks, are periods of intense fear or apprehension of sudden onset accompanied by at least four or more bodily or cognitive symptoms (i.e. heart palpitations, di...
Posttraumatic stress disorder
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may develop after a person is exposed to one or more traumatic events, such as sexual assault, warfare, serious injury, or threats of imminent death. The diagnos...
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Sleep disorders
A sleep disorder, or somnipathy, is a medical disorder of the sleep patterns of a person or animal. Some sleep disorders are serious enough to interfere with normal physical, mental, social and emoti...
Test anxiety
Test anxiety is a combination of physiological over-arousal, tension and somatic symptoms, along with worry, dread, fear of failure, and catastrophizing, that occur before or during test situations. I...
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