Psychology & Psychiatry

What stress does to the body and how to beat it

From daily struggles like work pressure to traumatic events like the death of a loved one, everyone has felt some form of stress. People also are experiencing new stressors caused by a global pandemic. Although stress can ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study suggests drug overdose linked to PTSD

Drug overdoses are psychologically traumatic events that can lead to symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a study focused on female sex workers in Baltimore City that was led by researchers at the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Laughter acts as a stress buffer—and even smiling helps

People who laugh frequently in their everyday lives may be better equipped to deal with stressful events—although this does not seem to apply to the intensity of laughter. These are the findings reported by a research team ...

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