Stress

Mindfulness Meditation Alters Emotional Processing

Mindfulness Meditation Alters Emotional Processing

Brief mindfulness meditation reduces difference between late positive potential response to negative high arousing, neutral stimuli.

Strategies for Managing Physician Burnout

Strategies for Managing Physician Burnout

Effective strategies for managing physician burnout include mindfulness and stress-management training, as well as shorter workdays.

Telomere Shortening in Response to Childhood Trauma

Telomere Shortening in Response to Childhood Trauma

Researchers investigated the connection between early life stress and telomere length.

Evidence for a Role of Neuropeptide Y Receptor Variant in Depression

Evidence for a Role of Neuropeptide Y Receptor Variant in Depression

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Genetic variation can increase the predisposition to major depressive disorder.

The Microbiome and Stress: Relevance to Irritable Bowel Syndrome

The Microbiome and Stress: Relevance to Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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An estimated 20-60% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have comorbid anxiety and/or depression.

Neural Correlates of Emotion Regulation in Adolescence Following Childhood Adversity

Neural Correlates of Emotion Regulation in Adolescence Following Childhood Adversity

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Childhood is a critical developmental period in the brain's response to traumatic stress such as family adversity.

Interactive Effects of Genotype and Childhood Adversity on Alcohol Consumption

Interactive Effects of Genotype and Childhood Adversity on Alcohol Consumption

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Early life trauma interacts with FKBP5 genotype to predict heavy alcohol consumption in college students.

Epigenetic Alterations Reversible Before Transmission to Offspring

Epigenetic Alterations Reversible Before Transmission to Offspring

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Preventing Transgenerational Effects of Paternal Trauma

Chronic Inflammation Can Worsen Depression

Chronic Inflammation Can Worsen Depression

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In those suffering from clinical depression, two inflammatory markers, CRP and IL-6, were found to be elevated by up to 50%.

Stress Increases the Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment

Stress Increases the Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment

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Research identifies link between high levels of perceived stress and mild cognitive impairment.

Doctors Need to Be Aware of Burnout Signs

Doctors Need to Be Aware of Burnout Signs

Stress is the number one predictor for burnout among physicians, though spending time with family can alleviate the stress.

Workers' Mental Health Related to More Than Just Job Stress

Workers' Mental Health Related to More Than Just Job Stress

Individual factors explain considerable proportion of mental distress, depression, emotional exhaustion.

Investigate Before Engaging in Mindfulness-Based Treatments

Investigate Before Engaging in Mindfulness-Based Treatments

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If mindfulness was a stock, would you be buying or selling?

Integrated Approach Best for Alzheimer's-Associated Agitation

Integrated Approach Best for Alzheimer's-Associated Agitation

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Nonpharmacologic management with multidisciplinary teams warranted due to lack of effective pharmacologic options.

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