Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: stress and mental health

Stalked by Stress, Abandoned to Predation: The Appeal of Suicide in...

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It's not just weapons and fangs that kill me. Being stalked by industry, bureaucracy and social sentiment is deadly too. Mammalian bodies are not wired to endure chronic, pervasive threat and vulnerability. Yet this stuff is ubiquitous and embedded into mainstream culture.

PhD Students at Higher Risk of Developing a Psychiatric Disorder

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From Business Insider: According to a new study, PhD students are almost twice as likely to develop symptoms of poor mental health as the highly educated...

Financial Difficulties Facing College Students Lead to Mental Health Issues

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A new study published open-access this month in Community Mental Health Journal finds that the increased financial difficulties facing college students lead to greater...

“The Guardian’s Bad Hair Day”

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“No, cortisol in hair can’t ‘reveal future mental health risk’ in children.” HealthNewsReview gives a low rating to a recent story in the Guardian that reported that cortisol levels in children’s hair might be a useful mental health screening tool.

“Helping Others Dampens the Effects of Everyday Stress”

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"The holiday season can be a very stressful time, so think about giving directions, asking someone if they need help, or holding that elevator...