Tuesday, December 11, 2018

STRESS AND DIAGNOSIS UNCERTAINTY

STRESS MANAGEMENT RESEARCH CONSIDERING PATIENT ANXIETY AND UNCERTAINTY IS INTERESTING READING Stress research has recently shown that for anxious patients not knowing a possible diagnosis can cause more stress than actually knowing that you have a serious illness. Stress and anxiety levels are higher with diagnosis uncertainty. At the recent annual meeting of the Radiological […]

STRESS REDUCTION AND COMFORT FOOD

STRESS RELIEF AND STRESS REDUCTION LINKED TO PLEASURE-BASED ACTIVITY Stress research and stress management research undertaken at the Laboratory of Stress Neurobiology at the University of Cincinnati (UC) has found that pleasurable activities including sex and eating food, often resulted in reduced-stress and its effects. Professors Yvonne Ulrich-Lai and James Herman identified that even small […]