Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: toxic stress

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.

Traumatic Immobility: Depression as a Stress Response

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What if we don't have a depression epidemic, but a stress epidemic of traumatic proportions? What if we've been steered away from learning how our minds and bodies actually work, and into believing that our attempts to survive traumatic, threatening real-life circumstances are "symptoms of mental illness"?

The Psychological Effects of the Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy

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Journal releases a compilation of articles detailing how zero-tolerance policy may impact mental health.

Disrupting Toxic Stress in Children to Prevent Health Impacts

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From Medical Xpress: "In an effort to address ACEs in young patients in Oakland, Long in 2012 created the hospital's Family Information and Navigation...