Stress

Heart Skipping a Beat?
http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/skipping-beat.aspx

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
http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/talk.aspx

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
http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/stress-kinds.aspx

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
http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/stress.aspx

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.


Caregiver/Family Stress     
Family Caregiver Alliance
Brain Injury is a Family Affair
Brothers and Sisters
Family News and Views Letting Go
Tips for Dealing with Stress


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