There ’ s a Stress Gap Between Men and Women. Here ’ s Why It ’ s Important.

Between domestic duties and emotional labor, research shows, women are more stressed than men are — but it doesn ’ t have to be that way. Here ’ s what the data says, and how to take care of yourself.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Women and Girls Anxiety and Stress Psychology and Psychologists Emotions Research Mental Health and Disorders Men and Boys Source Type: news

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Publication date: Available online 23 May 2019Source: Neuroscience &Biobehavioral ReviewsAuthor(s): Lea Boecker, Paul PauliAbstractStartle reflex potentiation versus startle attenuation to unpleasant versus pleasant stimuli likely reflect priming of the defensive versus appetitive motivational systems, respectively. This review summarizes and systemizes the literature on affective startle modulation related to psychopathologies with the aim to reveal underlying mechanisms across psychopathologies. We found evidence for psychopathologies characterized by increased startle potentiation to unpleasant stimuli (anxiety diso...
Source: Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
This study investigated the long-term consequences of post-weaning social isolation on behavior, VGF/BDNF/TrkB pathway and two isoforms of nitric oxide synthase (NOS) in the hippocampus and examined whether these effects were sex-specific. Male and female Sprague-Dawley rats were reared either in social isolation or social groups from postnatal day 21 for 9 weeks (n = 12–15/group and sex). Post-weaning social isolation induced impairments in sensorimotor gating and increased anxiety-like behavior in rats of both sexes. These behavioral alterations were accompanied by attenuated gene expression of VGF and TrkB rec...
Source: Neurochemistry International - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
You’ve been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, or maybe your loved one has. And you’re wondering, what’s the best treatment? What actually works? What the heck do I do? Because bipolar disorder is a chronic, complex condition, managing it can feel overwhelming and downright confusing. But thankfully there are effective, research-based treatments that really work. Medication is the mainstay of treatment. However, the best way to treat bipolar disorder is with a comprehensive approach, which includes “ongoing psychosocial interventions to help maintain health and to respond to breakthrough symptoms whe...
Source: Psych Central - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Bipolar Disorders General Psychotherapy Self-Help Treatment Bipolar Disorder bipolar disorder treatment Cbt IPSRT managing bipolar disorder opposite action Source Type: news
PURPOSE The main aim of this research is to investigate to what extent within-individual changes in anxiety and depression are related to within-individual changes in theft and violence. Methods The youngest sample of the Pittsburgh Youth Study (PYS), ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Conclusions: Mothers of children undergoing antireflux surgery reported reduced levels of psychological distress and state anxiety 12 months after the operation.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Articles: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
You're reading How to Deal with Anxiety in Just 3 Breaths, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Anxiety is a common daily struggle for many. With constant work stress along with competition and comparison fueled by social media, anxiety has become somewhat of a social “norm” in our modern society. In the United States alone, anxiety affects approximately 40 million adults between the ages of 18 to 54, mostly in stressful work and school environments. Many turn to medicine and doctors, which might ...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: featured health and fitness self improvement anxiety breath mental health pickthebrain Source Type: blogs
Publication date: Available online 23 May 2019Source: Physiology &BehaviorAuthor(s): Alberto J. Hormeño-Holgado, Vicente J. Clemente-SuárezAbstractExtreme limits of the human body could be reached in air combat. We analysed 29 fighter pilots before and after offensive and defensive manoeuvres on heart rate (HR), heart rate variability, leg and hand strength, spirometry, temperature, blood oxygen saturation (BOS), lactate, hydration (USG), cortical activation, memory and psychological variables. The defensive manoeuvre produced a significative decrease in forced vital capacity from spirometry and USG post ...
Source: Physiology and Behavior - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
Caregivers will experience anxiety. It simply goes with the territory. How to cope with that anxiety is the true challenge because if we don’t cope well we, too, may become ill. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recognizes this in the article Physical and Mental Health Effects of Family Caregiving, which concludes that “caregiving is a major public health issue.” Knowing how caregiving can affect your long-term health should help you understand that your anxiety isn’t something to take lightly. Read the full article on HealthCentral about how caregivers with common anxiety can learn to co...
Source: Minding Our Elders - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Source Type: blogs
AbstractPurpose of ReviewThis review summarizes case reports of patients with tics emerging subsequent to traumatic brain injury (TBI), with respect to demographics, post-TBI symptoms, tic onset latency and topography, clinical history, neuroimaging results, and treatment outcome.Recent FindingsPatients were 22 adults and 3 youth. Trauma onset appeared to fall mostly in adulthood. Two-thirds of patients were male and head trauma was related to motor vehicle accidents in most cases. Loss of consciousness was reported in just below half (48.0%) of cases. Associated physical and cognitive symptoms (e.g., impaired memory, redu...
Source: Current Developmental Disorders Reports - Category: Child Development Source Type: research
Conclusion: The possible relationship between migraine and sensory processing disorder or difficulties stresses the need to screen for sensory processing difficulties among children with migraine and when found – refer to their impacts on children’s daily function and quality of life.
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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