Friday, October 28, 2016

Stress. We all deal with it. Whether it arises from our jobs, family life, drama with friends, a relationship problem, or finances, stress is there. While a little stress is good for you, allowing you to grow physically and mentally, excessive and chronic stress is harmful. Prolonged stress can even lead to tension headaches and other health problems that li...

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Shay Warden spent much of the past five years doing his best to isolate himself.

There was the wife Warden lost after he came home from Iraq who told him he was acting like a “caveman,” and the building maintenance job that allowed him to retreat because he could work alone most of the time. At home, he’d shut himself in and drink, he said.

But at Mill Swamp I...

Saturday, October 22, 2016

When someone is impacted by generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, social anxiety, or other related maladies, they experience overwhelming fear and panic and other negative behaviors that affect how they live their everyday lives. As with many mental health conditions, we don’t fully understand the exact causes attributed to these disor...

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Exposure to a life-threatening or horrifying event, such as combat trauma, can lead to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

The typical symptoms of PTSD include intense fear, hopelessness or horror, re-experiencing the trauma, avoidance, and oversensitive feelings.

In US military veterans, the PTSD ratio in the Vietnam War is about 2% to 1...

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Ryan Garrison’s service dog wouldn’t stop bugging him.

At a dinner outing with his wife, Julie, at Fleming’s Steakhouse in Baltimore, Garrison was growing nervous, clenching his hands. Being in public spaces had been a problem for the veteran since his return from Iraq, where he fractured two disks in his spine escaping a grenade blast in 2007.

On that March n...

Thursday, October 13, 2016

For decades, neuroscientists and physicians have tried to get to the bottom of the age-old mystery of post-traumatic stress disorder, to explain why only some people are vulnerable and why they experience so many symptoms and so much disability.

All experts in the field now agree that PTSD indeed has its roots in very real, physical processes within the brain...

Monday, October 10, 2016

A clear disconnect exists between how we perceive physical and mental illnesses. This cognitive dissonance isn’t particularly logical (because no one would choose to live with anxiety, schizophrenia, depression or any of the other maladies laid out in the DSM-5 or ICD-10 diagnosis codes), but that doesn’t stop people from reflexively suggesting that a person...

Friday, October 7, 2016

Years of research have shown that trauma and adverse events in childhood can put a person at an elevated risk for a wide range of physical and mental health problems across their life span. But the scope and significance of that impact ­– and how to reverse it – is just beginning to come into focus.

The number of children under the age of 18 who have experien...

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

It is not rare that children get bullied at school or in community. The physical and verbal abuse can hurt children’s mental health and cause many emotional problems.

Now scientists show that childhood bullying can have long-lasting influences on people’s psychological health in their college years. The finding is published in Social Psychology of Education.


Saturday, October 1, 2016

Yoga is one the most popular physical activities in the world. In a recent survey, about 21,000,000 Americans practiced yoga during the last year. About 51% attended yoga classes.

Most people do yoga because it is known that yoga can improve body and mental health. However, yoga has a large number of functions that can increase the quality of life.

In a recent...

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