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Hippocampal volume and resilience in posttramatic stress disorder -- ScienceDaily - 0 views

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    The hippocampus, a brain region implicated in memory and interpreting environmental contexts, has been the focus of a controversy in post-traumatic stress disorder. A new study has found that larger hippocampal volume is associated with recovery of PTSD.
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Brain Changes from Child Abuse Tied to Adult Mental Illness, Sexual Problems | Psych Ce... - 0 views

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    Different types of childhood abuse can increase the risk of mental illness as well as sexual dysfunction, experts say, but the biological mechanism by which this occurs has been unknown.
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Stress hormone may make teenagers safer drivers | Health24 - 0 views

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    A study suggests that teenagers who tend to drive safely have higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol in their systems.
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Fighting Depression, One Village at a Time - 0 views

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    A community mental health nurse discussed stress management with women in a village near the town of Bireuen, on Aceh's east coast.
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Stress Test | Brain Games | National Geographic Channel - 0 views

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    This is a show about your brain and stress. You'll see how your brain manages stress and how stress also manages you. From traffic jams to screaming babies, angry bosses to bill payments, you're surrounded by stress every day. But stress has a purpose, and you'll discover why it's a good thing in many situations, even though it can overwhelm you. That said, don't let stress stress you out-there are ways to manage it! Through a series of interactive games and experiments, you'll discover how stress works-and how to handle it better.
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That gut feeling - 1 views

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    With a sophisticated neural network transmitting messages from trillions of bacteria, the brain in your gut exerts a powerful influence over the one in your head, new research suggests
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Stress and the city: Urban decay - 0 views

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    Scientists are testing the idea that the stress of modern city life is a breeding ground for psychosis
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Mindfulness Starts With the Body: A View from the Brain - 0 views

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    Director of Translational Neuroscience, Contemplative Studies Initiative Assistant Professor (Research), Department of Family Medicine. Why does mindfulness meditation begin by focusing on the breath? Does mindfulness-based somatic awareness (cultivated through attention to breath, body sensations) change the brain? Catherine Kerr received a B.A. from Amherst College, and a Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University. Before arriving at Brown, she was at Harvard Medical School where her original focus was on developing innovative approaches for investigating placebo effects. Currently, her work focuses on using Magnetoencephalography (MEG) and other tools to investigate brain mechanisms underlying body-based attention and healing in mindfulness and other mind-body practices such as Tai Chi
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Rethinking The Stress Mindset: Can You Find The Upside of Pressure? - PsyBlog - 0 views

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    Is it true that what doesn't kill you makes you stronger, or is stress always debilitating?
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What, You Worry? - 0 views

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    We all need some fear in our lives, but it can spin out of control
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