Heart Skipping a Beat?
According to the American Psychological Association’s 2008 Stress in America survey, women report experiencing higher levels of stress than men.
For a Healthy Mind and Body...Talk to a Psychologist: Focus on Mind/Body Health
When you reach a point in your life when you want professional help, you want to talk to someone you trust and feel comfortable with. A good friend can listen, but a psychologist has the skills and professional training to help you learn to manage when you're overwhelmed.
The Different Kinds of Stress
Stress management can be complicated and confusing because there are different types of stress--acute stress, episodic acute stress, and chronic stress -- each with its own characteristics, symptoms, duration, and treatment approaches. Let's look at each one.
Mind/Body Health: Stress
We've probably all felt stress. Sometimes it's brief and highly situational, like being in heavy traffic. Other times, it's more persistent and complex—relationship problems, an ailing family member, a spouse's death. And sometimes, stress can motivate us to accomplish certain tasks.
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