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Stress Management and Relief

Research shows chronic stress in early life may cause anxiety and aggression in adulthood

2014-03-28 11:08

Stress early in life not only causes uncomfortable feelings for kids, it may also lead to problems later in life. Kids often share their negative feelings about being stressed too much by acting up. It is always a relief to see a kid smiling and playing when that stress is lifted. New research shows by keeping life as stress free as possible for kids you are probably also helping them achieve better mental health later in life.

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Stress Doubles Risk of Infertility in Women

2014-03-25 08:23
Stress and risk of infertility

Couples trying to conceive a child are often told “Relax, it will happen when you aren’t expecting it.” There is some truth to those words. A study finds that women with high stress levels may be up to twice as likely to experience long-term infertility.

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A smartphone app could help you with your mental health

2014-03-20 19:58
Considering what's in cyberspace

The technology revolution clearly has a lot to offer to benefit mental health. There are of course a myriad of mental health professionals online who can offer immediate support for people in mental distress. And the wide availability of mental health information online can have a great impact for those interested in self-help with their emotional well being. There is also a consideration that socializing and working online has the potential to open up brain circuits which can promote mental health.

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Stress can lead to mental illness down the road

2014-02-17 14:45
Chronic stress can lead to mental illness later on, according to new study.

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.

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Collateral Damage: Combat Vets, PTSD and How to Get Help

2013-12-31 12:07

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.

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