Stress Disorders

April is Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month has been recognized every April since 1992, but this year it seems particularly important. Learning to cope with our stress and finding healthy ways to deal with these situations can go a long way in living...

Stress and Child Abuse: The Past Hurts

Stress and Child Abuse: The Past Hurts

Child abuse casts a long shadow. A long-term study published in the Journal of Child Abuse and Neglect found that by age 21, up to 80 percent of child abuse survivors had developed a psychiatric illness, including depression and...

18 Ways to De-stress at Your Desk

18 Ways to De-stress at Your Desk

Specifically, many studies have shown that job stress is by far the most common source of stress for American adults and that the problem has escalated steadily over the past few decades. In addition, increased rates of heart attacks, hypertension, and...

Think Well How to Have a Balanced and Stress-Resistant Life

Think Well How to Have a Balanced and Stress-Resistant Life

Like the three legs of a tripod, these ingredients can lead to a happy, well-balanced life. Source:Photo by Nawel Amel: https://www.pexels.com/photo/camera-on-a-tripod-directed-on-the-sea-4187837/ During my 30-plus years in clinical practice, I have come to realize that there are some common psychological...

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