News tagged with stressor
During financial hard times, some older adults may turn to alcohol or cigarettes as a way to cope, according to a study in the November issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
Health Nov 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
According to scientists, carbon monoxide (CO), a tasteless, colorless and odorless gas, is not only a danger to the environment but also highly toxic to human beings. Found in the exhaust of vehicles and generators, CO has ...
Health Nov 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
A woman goes into labor, and gives birth. The newborn is swaddled and placed to sleep in a nearby bassinet, or taken to the hospital nursery so that the mother can rest. Despite this common practice, new research published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Washington State University researchers have taken a promising step toward creating an animal model for decoding the specific brain circuits involved in depression. By electrically stimulating a brain region central to an ...
Neuroscience Oct 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
People living in poor neighborhoods are at higher risk of dying of heart disease outside a hospital than are people who live in wealthier neighborhoods, research suggests.
Health Sep 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) may help prevent damage to the liver caused by drugs like acetaminophen and other stressors.
Medical research Sep 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Feelings of burnout persist among internal medicine residents despite significant cutbacks in duty hours for doctors-in-training in recent years, a national study by Mayo Clinic found.
Other Sep 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
People who volunteer may live longer than those who don't, as long as their reasons for volunteering are to help others rather than themselves, suggests new research published by the American Psychological Association.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In the months after the April 16, 2007, shootings at Virginia Tech, two professors administered a survey to assess posttraumatic stress among students. The findings have been published in the July 18, 2011 issue of the Journal of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Acute stress is thought to precipitate alcohol drinking. Yet the ways that acute stress can increase alcohol consumption are unclear. A new study investigated whether different phases of response to an acute stressor can ...
Health Jul 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
When faced with threat, people who grew up poor are more likely to make risky financial choices in search of a quick windfall, according to new research from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
As our bodies first form, developing cells are a lot like children put on the school bus with their names and addresses pinned to their shirts.
Medical research Jul 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Insomnia is the most prevalent sleep disorder, affecting up to 50 percent of the adult population in the United States on a weekly basis.
Medical research Jun 30, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Mental illness of a family member destroys the family's connection with the religious community, a new study by Baylor University psychologists has found, leading many affected families to leave the church and their faith ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 6
Perceived racial discrimination is associated with an increased risk of sleep disturbance, which may have a negative impact on mental and physical health, suggests a research abstract that will be presented Tuesday, June ...
Health Jun 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0