Overflowing inboxes and endless to-do lists prevent many of us from taking time to stop and smell the flowers. Given the choice, though, would we? Turns out some experts believe we can actually become “addicted” to stress.
The vast majority of people with addiction have suffered significant previous trauma, and many people who struggle with addiction suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) simultaneously. But the treatment of these …
Most men prefer leggy and lean women, Gisele Bündchen lookalikes, right? Not necessarily.
Mild psychological distress — even at levels well below the cut-offs for, say, clinical depression or anxiety — appears to put people at higher risk of death, a new study finds
Psychological abuse — including demeaning, bullying and humiliating — may be the most prevalent form of child maltreatment. Yet it’s among the hardest to identify or to treat
A new study confirms that shift workers — people who work late nights, irregular hours or mixed night-and-day schedules — are at higher risk of heart attack and stroke
Fortunately, good foster care can help neglected children catch up developmentally, in part
When people think of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), they’re apt to picture combat veterans or the victims of violence and sexual assault. But new research suggests post-traumatic stress is also common following another …
You may want to stay off the roads early next week: a new study shows that the risk of fatal car crashes goes up on tax day.
When you’re already plagued with relationship spats and financial woes, why is it that your immune system seems to abandon you too?
Natural disaster, violent crime and war are traumatic experiences for anyone to live through, yet some people recover quickly from these events while others struggle with the flashbacks and hypervigilance that characterize …