(Medical Xpress)—Many chronically depressed and treatment-resistant patients experience immediate relief from symptoms after taking small amounts of the drug ketamine. For a decade, scientists have been ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 04, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (40) | 13 |
For years, researchers have published papers that associate chronic stress with chromosomal damage.
Medical research Aug 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (13) | 7 |
New research links loneliness to a number of dysfunctional immune responses, suggesting that being lonely has the potential to harm overall health.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 19, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (12) | 2 |
Chronic stress has long been linked with neurodegeneration. Scientists at USC now think they may know why.
Neuroscience Jun 29, 2011 | 4.4 / 5 (8) | 8 |
A study spearheaded by a Stanford University School of Medicine scientist has tracked the trajectories of key immune cells in response to short-term stress and traced, in great detail, how hormones triggered by such stress ...
Immunology Jun 21, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Meditation can change the way a person experiences pain, according to a new study by UW–Madison neuroscientists.
Neuroscience Nov 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Major depression or chronic stress can cause the loss of brain volume, a condition that contributes to both emotional and cognitive impairment. Now a team of researchers led by Yale scientists has discovered ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 12, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 3 |
Acupuncture significantly reduces levels of a protein in rats linked to chronic stress, researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) have found. They say their animal study may help explain the sense of well-being ...
Medical research Dec 19, 2011 | 3.9 / 5 (7) | 1 |
The ability to anticipate future events allows us to plan and exert control over our lives, but it may also contribute to stress-related increased risk for the diseases of aging, according to a study by UCSF researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Why some stress is good for you? Acute stress primes the brain to do better on memory tasks two weeks later
(Medical Xpress)—Overworked and stressed out? Look on the bright side. Some stress is good for you.
Neuroscience Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Six months ago, researchers at UCLA published a study that showed using a specific type of yoga to engage in a brief, simple daily meditation reduced the stress levels of people who care for those stricken by Alzheimer's ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Many elderly people spend their last years alone. Spouses pass and children scatter. But being lonely is much more than a silent house and a lack of companionship. Over time, loneliness not only takes a toll on the psyche ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Contrary to popular perception, stressors don't cause health problems—it's people's reactions to the stressors that determine whether they will suffer health consequences, according to researchers at ...
Health Nov 02, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Depression takes a substantial toll on brain health. Brain imaging and post-mortem studies provide evidence that the wealth of connections in the brain are reduced in individuals with depression, with the result of impaired ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Pancreatic cancer is a deadly disease with increased incidences in the recent years. According to NDSU researchers, epidemiological data show chronic stress in a negative social and psychological state such as depression ...
Cancer Feb 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0