Stress-Related Disorders

Signs Workplace Stress Affects Mental Health

Signs Workplace Stress Affects Mental Health

While workplace stress is common, here are signs to warn patients that it may be affecting their mental health.

Postmenopausal Estradiol Therapy May Protect Cognition in Presence of Stress

Postmenopausal Estradiol Therapy May Protect Cognition in Presence of Stress

In the presence of stress, postmenopausal estradiol therapy may protect against certain types of cognition.

Poor Sleep Quality Mediates Relationship Between Stress, Chronic Pain

Poor Sleep Quality Mediates Relationship Between Stress, Chronic Pain

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In pediatric patients, poor sleep quality partially mediates PTSS and chronic pain relationships.

APA: Medical Discrimination Based on Size Psychologically, Physically Harms Patients

APA: Medical Discrimination Based on Size Psychologically, Physically Harms Patients

Patients' health can be affected by medical discrimination based on their size.

Elevated Levels of Childhood Adversity  in Patients with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Widespread Pain

Elevated Levels of Childhood Adversity in Patients with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Widespread Pain

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Childhood adversity has a profound impact on perceived pain severity in female FM/CWP patients with PTSD symptoms.

Psychological Stress Increases Mortality in Patients With CHD

Psychological Stress Increases Mortality in Patients With CHD

Psychological distress is linked to the risk of coronary events and mortality.

Anxiety, Depression in Patients With Facial Acne Not Related to Stress

Anxiety, Depression in Patients With Facial Acne Not Related to Stress

High levels of anxiety and depression in patients with facial acne are not related to oxidative stress.

Anxiety, Depression, PTSD Impacted By Occupational Stress

Anxiety, Depression, PTSD Impacted By Occupational Stress

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Stress is the key link between occupation and presentation of mental illness.

Stress Levels Can Lead to Sickness

Stress Levels Can Lead to Sickness

High stress can lead to the weakening of the immune system.

Cognitive Stress Reduces Levodopa Effect on Parkinson's Tremor

Cognitive Stress Reduces Levodopa Effect on Parkinson's Tremor

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Cognitive co-activation is associated with a significantly smaller levodopa effect on resting tremor in Parkinson's disease.

Work-Related Stress May Be Tied to Certain Cancers

Work-Related Stress May Be Tied to Certain Cancers

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Prolonged work-related stress in men has been tied to increased chances of cancer.

PLISSIT Model: Introducing Sexual Health in Clinical Care

PLISSIT Model: Introducing Sexual Health in Clinical Care

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The PLISSIT model offers a method for introducing sexual health into the clinical conversation.

Stress as Predictor of Postoperative Pain

Stress as Predictor of Postoperative Pain

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Anxiety, depression and other types of psychological distress may have a positive correlation with postoperative pain.

PTSD Research Highlights Early Intervention Strategies

PTSD Research Highlights Early Intervention Strategies

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Relationship of trauma memories to other PTSD symptoms offers early intervention potential.

Brain Structure Alterations Observed in Children With PTSD

Brain Structure Alterations Observed in Children With PTSD

Researchers used MRI to detect variations in neural connections among earthquake survivors.

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.

The Relation of Traumatic Stress to Pain Severity, Mood Disorders

The Relation of Traumatic Stress to Pain Severity, Mood Disorders

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Individuals with a history of abuse experience higher levels of pain, anxiety, and depression.

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

Mood Disorders in a Chronic Pain Population

Mood Disorders in a Chronic Pain Population

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The Need For a Better Screening Tool

Suicide Prevention in Veterans

Suicide Prevention in Veterans

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Meeting the Needs of a Vulnerable Population

Functional Role of Adult-Born Neurons in Stress Vulnerability and Resilience

Functional Role of Adult-Born Neurons in Stress Vulnerability and Resilience

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Involvement of Hippocampal Neurogenesis in Fear Memory Overgeneralization Following Exposure to Traumatic Stress

Impact of Rapid Global Urbanization on Mental Health Outcomes

Impact of Rapid Global Urbanization on Mental Health Outcomes

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Urban birth, upbringing, and residence are associated with an increased risk of developing a neuropsychiatric disorder.

Pre-Surgery Emotional State is Associated With Post-Operative Outcomes

Pre-Surgery Emotional State is Associated With Post-Operative Outcomes

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Considering pre-surgery emotional distress is crucial to post-operative outcomes.

Intergenerational Transmission of Stress Vulnerability and Resilience Following Trauma

Intergenerational Transmission of Stress Vulnerability and Resilience Following Trauma

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Extreme trauma affects FKBP5 methylation in survivors of the Holocaust as well as in their offspring.

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