Research Suggests Negative Emotional Reactions to Stress May Facilitate Mental Health Issues Years Later

Susan Charles, a psychological scientist at University of California, together with other researchers at University of California and Penn State, investigated whether day-to-day negative reactions to stress can influence mental health ten years later. The researchers examined two national surveys that contained data that represented male and female participants from a broad age group. Participants [...]

Psych Meds: Is the Perception of Them Changing?

Psychiatric medications can be beneficial for enhancing mental stability and helping you have a happier, healthier lifestyle. Patients take these medications for a variety of reasons, some of which include depressed mood, anxiety, mood stabilization and reduction of psychotic features. It can be overwhelming and traumatic to be diagnosed with a mental health issue and then [...]

Could You Be Addicted to Exercise?

Most people believe that following a healthy diet and exercising leads to positive mental and physical health; however, it is also possible to be addicted to exercising. Exercise dependence can infringe on daily life's responsibilities, create stress, impair relationships and lead to health problems. Exercise dependence is commonly linked with eating disorders. Those diagnosed with bulimia [...]

Kids Do Not Confine Bullying to Other Children: Adults Can Be Targets Too

Physical attacks and verbal bullying are a widespread problem on school buses and other common areas where students may not be monitored by an adult. However, even when an adult is present, bullying can occur. Recently, a bullying attack occurred in Greece, New York while the victim was on a school bus. Surprisingly the  victim was not [...]

Insufficient Sleep Can Increase Anxiety

A recent study conducted at the Sleep and Neuroimaging Laboratory in California revealed that the brain anticipates anxiety more often when a person is deprived of sleep. Even adults who were not diagnosed with an anxiety disorder were likely to experience increased stress when they had insufficient sleep. Although lack of sleep can increase your [...]

By | July 1st, 2012|Anxiety Disorders, Uncategorized|0 Comments