News tagged with social stress
A group of medical specialists has provided an answer to a dilemma that has faced flyers since the Wright brothers took to the air in 1903—is it okay to fart mid-flight?
Other Feb 15, 2013 | 3.4 / 5 (20) | 9
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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of St Andrews found that non-sexual social interactions with men caused a noticeable rise in the temperature of a woman's face, without them even noticing.
Medical research May 30, 2012 | 4.1 / 5 (9) | 2 |
A new study reveals a simple strategy that people can use to minimize how angry and aggressive they get when they are provoked by others.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 4 |
It is well known that violent adults often have a history of childhood psychological trauma. Some of these individuals exhibit very real, physical alterations in a part of the brain called the orbitofrontal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 15, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Working with mice, Johns Hopkins researchers have established a link between elevated levels of a stress hormone in adolescence—a critical time for brain development—and genetic changes that, in young adulthood, cause ...
Neuroscience Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 3 |
Researchers find negative social interactions can lead to increased amounts of internal inflammation
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from the University of California have found that negative social interactions can cause internal inflammation that may over time lead to possible health consequences. In the study, the results ...
Medical research Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
The hormone oxytocin - often referred to as the "trust" hormone or "love hormone" for its role in stimulating emotional responses - plays an important role in Williams syndrome (WS), according to a study published June 12, ...
Neuroscience Jun 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—People may believe words are not harmful, but the phrase "that's so gay" can have negative consequences for gay, lesbian or bisexual students, a new University of Michigan study indicated.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 15
Teens who received emotional intelligence training in school had improved scores on several measures of emotional well-being, including less anxiety, depression and social stress, according to a new study ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Homer prevents stress-induced cognitive deficits: A lack of Homer-1 in the brain causes learning problems in mice
(Medical Xpress)—Before examinations and in critical situations, we need to be particularly receptive and capable of learning. However, acute exam stress and stage fright causes learning blockades and reduced ...
Neuroscience Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Depressed fathers pass depression to offspring but the cause is mostly behavioral, not genetic, or epigenetic
(Medical Xpress) -- One of the first studies to examine, in animals, how depression in fathers may impact their offspring will be presented by the study's researchers from the University at Buffalo and Mt. Sinai School of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Depression is the leading cause of disability with more than 350 million people globally affected by this disease. In addition to debilitating consequences on mental health, depression predisposes an individual to physiological ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A team of researchers is beginning to see exactly what the response to threats looks like in the brain at the cellular and molecular levels.
Neuroscience May 03, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Schoolchildren on the autistic spectrum experience worrying levels of mental health difficulties, according to a new study by research psychologists from The University of Manchester.
Autism spectrum disorders Dec 18, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0