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  • Stress during pandemic linked to poor sleep June 17, 2021
    A study found that stress, anxiety and depression during the first few weeks of the pandemic were associated with less and lower quality sleep. In a survey of more than 900 twins, about half of the respondents reported no change in sleep patterns, but 32.9 percent reported decreased sleep. Another 29.8 percent reported sleeping more. […]
  • Study shows adaptive brain response to stress, and its absence in people with depression June 9, 2021
    A new study identifies a novel biomarker indicating resilience to chronic stress. This biomarker is largely absent in people suffering from major depressive disorder, and this absence is further associated with pessimism in daily life, the study finds.
  • Non-hallucinogenic psychedelic analog reverses effects of stress in mouse study May 25, 2021
    A novel compound similar in structure to the psychedelic drug ibogaine, but lacking its toxic and hallucinogenic effects, has been found to rapidly reverse the effects of stress in mice. Researchers found that a single dose of tabernanthalog (TBG) can correct stress-induced behavioral deficits, including anxiety and cognitive inflexibility, and also promotes the regrowth of […]
  • Eating more fruit and vegetables linked to less stress, study finds May 13, 2021
    Eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables is associated with less stress, according to new research. The findings revealed people who ate at least 470 grams of fruit and vegetables daily had 10 per cent lower stress levels than those who consumed less than 230 grams.
  • Female lawyers more likely to report stress, risky drinking than male lawyers May 12, 2021
    Work-related factors impact the high rates of stress, risky drinking, and attrition in lawyers differently depending on gender, according to a new study.
  • Petting therapy dogs enhances thinking skills of stressed college students May 12, 2021
    Programs exclusively focused on petting therapy dogs improved stressed-out students' thinking and planning skills more effectively than programs that included traditional stress-management information, according to new research.
  • Long-term stress in dogs linked to the owner-dog relationship May 10, 2021
    The relationship a dog has with its owner is related to its stress level. This is the conclusion of a newly published study. The results also suggest that the link between stress and the owner's personality traits differs between dog breeds.
  • Can financial stress lead to physical pain in later years? April 15, 2021
    Financial stress can have an immediate impact on well-being, but can it lead to physical pain nearly 30 years later? The answer is yes, according to new research.
  • Objective analysis of stress in the classroom April 15, 2021
    Is it the difficulty of a task that determines whether or not students are stressed when working on it? Biologists working in biology didactics set out to find out the answers; to this end, the team used questionnaires and measured the heart rate in 209 test participants.
  • New measure to predict stress resilience April 15, 2021
    Researchers show that increased sensitivity in a specific region of the brain contributes to the development of anxiety and depression in response to real-life stress. Their study establishes an objective neurobiological measure for stress resilience in humans.