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4 Stress Types & Their Impact on High-Achieving Women

4 Stress Types & Their Impact on High-Achieving Women | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

How does your stress type impact the way you live and work?

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Controlled study finds mind-body stress reduction techniques effective in workplace

Controlled study finds mind-body stress reduction techniques effective in workplace | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

A large randomised controlled study has found yoga and meditation techniques to be effective for stress reduction in the workplace. The study screened employees from a single company at two location to find healthy individuals who identified themselves as stressed and did not practice those techniques.

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Expectations, exhaustion can lead mothers to post-adoption stress

Expectations, exhaustion can lead mothers to post-adoption stress | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Fatigue and unrealistic expectations of parenthood may help contribute to post-adoption depression in women, according to a new study.
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Reducing academic pressure may help children succeed

Reducing academic pressure may help children succeed | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Children may perform better in school and feel more confident about themselves if they are told that failure is a normal part of learning, rather than being pressured to succeed at all costs, according to new research.
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Facebook Use Affects Mood Differently To Stress And Relaxation

Facebook Use Affects Mood Differently To Stress And Relaxation | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Researchers measured people's physical and psychological responses while they used Facebook, performed a stressful task, or just relaxed, and found each of these activities appears to have a different effect on mood and arousal.

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Drury students study disaster’s effect in Joplin

Drury students study disaster’s effect in Joplin | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

The physical damages are obvious, but a group of seven Drury University undergraduates and one psychology professor are trying to understand the emotional and mental wounds the May 22 tornado has inflicted upon Joplin.

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Stress, Sugar, and Self-Control | Psychology Today

Stress, Sugar, and Self-Control | Psychology Today | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

We blame our food cravings on hunger, but stress may be the real culprit.

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The Neurobiology of Stress: Gray Matters | SharpBrains

The Neurobiology of Stress: Gray Matters | SharpBrains | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

part 2 of the 6-part The Neurobiology of Stress series.

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Gatekeeper of brain steroid signals boosts emotional resilience to stress

Gatekeeper of brain steroid signals boosts emotional resilience to stress | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

A cellular protein called HDAC6, newly characterized as a gatekeeper of steroid biology in the brain, may provide a novel target for treating and preventing stress-linked disorders, such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

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911 Dispatchers May Suffer From Post-Traumatic Stress

911 Dispatchers May Suffer From Post-Traumatic Stress | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Indirect exposure to disturbing events can cause psychological disorders study says...
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Becoming Single Again: People Who Are Kind to Themselves Do It Better

Becoming Single Again: People Who Are Kind to Themselves Do It Better | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Getting divorced can be a painful and distressing experience. Even if the parting is your idea and you really think it is the right thing to do, the process has the potential to be devastating.

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Anticipation of stressful situations accelerates cellular aging

Anticipation of stressful situations accelerates cellular aging | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
The ability to anticipate future events allows us to plan and exert control over our lives, but it may also contribute to stress-related increased risk for the diseases of aging, according to a study by UCSF researchers.
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The Best Medicine For A Stressed Worker

The Best Medicine For A Stressed Worker | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
A worker experiencing the stress of intense workdays might develop somatic symptoms, such as stomach ache or headache, which will eventually lead to taking leave of absence.
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Breast cancer survivors benefit from practicing mindfulness-based stress reduction

Breast cancer survivors benefit from practicing mindfulness-based stress reduction | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Previous research reports as many as 50 percent of breast cancer survivors are depressed. Now, University of Missouri researchers in the Sinclair School of Nursing say a meditation technique can help breast cancer survivors improve their emotional and physical well-being.

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Friendship makes a difference in stress regulation

Friendship makes a difference in stress regulation | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
A nationwide Dutch study of 100 fourth graders sought to determine whether victimization and exclusion by peers were related to increases in cortisol (a stress hormone), and whether friendships moderated this association.
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The Neurobiology of Stress: the Human Brain and How It Responds to Stress

The Neurobiology of Stress: the Human Brain and How It Responds to Stress | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Worry is like a rock­ing chair. It gives you some­thing to do, but it gets you nowhere.

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