ScienceDaily: Stress News
Psychiatry study reveals need to identify, triage, and treat mental health disorders after disasters
Mental health services should be integrated into disaster response as part of emergency services planning, according to a new study by UT Southwestern Medical Center psychiatrists who completed an exhaustive review of articles on the aftereffects of disasters on mental health.
Stress steroid mediated withdrawal anxiety in methamphetamine dependent rats: Reversible by Flumazenil
New findings demonstrate a reproducible pathology that may help shed light on anxiety and mood volatility in methamphetamine dependence.
Academics’ occupational stressors
University teaching has traditionally been regarded as a low stress occupation. In historical point of view it could be true, but it seems not to be so at modern universities. In occupational stress literature with the focus of the sources of occupational stress in university, there are not so many comprehensive studies, but most of these are well documented by majority of the literature sources.
Even mild stress can make it difficult to control your emotions
Even mild stress can thwart therapeutic measures to control emotions, a team of neuroscientists has found. Their findings point to the limits of clinical techniques while also shedding new light on the barriers that must be overcome in addressing afflictions such as fear or anxiety.
Moms may pass effects of stress to offspring via vaginal bacteria, placenta
Pregnant women may transmit the damaging effects of stress to their unborn child by way of the bacteria in their vagina and through the placenta, suggest new findings from two animal studies.