News tagged with stressor
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 |
Pregnant women sacrifice many of life's simple pleasures - caffeine, sushi, a glass of wine - in the hope that their baby will be born healthy. But according to a provocative new field of research, what happens during pregnancy ...
Health Nov 23, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0
(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 |
The psychological scars of childhood abuse can last well into adulthood. New research from Concordia University shows the harm can have longterm negative physical effects, as well as emotional ones.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 13, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Asian-Americans experience considerable everyday prejudice and discrimination, reports a Cornell study published in the Journal of Counseling Psychology (Vol. 60:2). The study is one of the first to doc ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0
As our environment degrades and technology improves, can technological versions of nature become suitable replacements?
Psychology & Psychiatry May 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
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 |
A new article in The Quarterly Review of Biology helps explain why the immune system often makes us worse while trying to make us well.
Immunology Mar 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Frequent abuse by a parent can increase a child's cancer risk in adulthood, and the effects are especially significant when mothers abuse their daughters and fathers abuse their sons, according to new research ...
Health Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—If children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, continue to have the condition in adulthood, a new study suggests that they may face an array of physical and mental health ...
Attention deficit disorders Dec 10, 2012 | 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)—You're waiting in the reception area of your doctor's office. The magazines are uninteresting. The pictures on the wall are dull. The second hand on the wall clock moves so excruciatingly slowly that you're ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 26, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Children whose mother or father is affected by bipolar disorder may need to keep their stress levels in check. A new international study, led by Concordia University, suggests the stress hormone cortisol is a key player in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
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
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 |