Psychology & Psychiatry

Health care utilization up with childhood stressful life events

Stressful life events (SLEs) in childhood, including emotional abuse, unmet basic needs, experiences of racism, household mental illness, household substance abuse, parental incarceration, and exposure to neighborhood violence, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Q&A: Post-traumatic growth—how to flourish after a PTSD diagnosis

No caring person would wish post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)—or the likely terrifying event that led to it—on anyone. But for those people who develop the mental health condition and find treatment, the skills and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Sex differences seen in vascular response to mental stress

For women, peripheral microvascular dysfunction in response to mental stress is associated with adverse cardiovascular events, according to a study published online March 1 in Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology ...

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