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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 [...]

By | April 27th, 2013|Categories: Anxiety Disorders, Depressive Disorders, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is Your Teenager Experiencing Stress?

A recent US News article, “Teen Stress: How Parents Can Help,” examines some concerns that promote teenage stress. Among the many issues that create tension for teens are anxieties about social pressure, grades, and finding [...]

Strategies for Supporting a Family Member Diagnosed with a Mental Illness

Although the stigma of being diagnosed with a mental illness is slowly changing, you may be in denial, may be unwilling to share the news, or may be uncertain how to support a loved one [...]

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 [...]