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On SAGE Insight: Treating Chronic Stress to Address the Growing Problem of Depression and Anxiety: Biofeedback and Mindfulness as Simple, Effective Preventive Measures

From Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences Depression and anxiety are undertreated and represent a growing health crisis and economic burden. Current treatment approaches (medications, psychotherapy) appear insufficient to resolve these problems. Difficulties with current treatment approaches include … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: 5 free must-read journal articles to mark Mental Health Awareness Week

Some great free reads on mental health topics covering stress, anxiety, depression, suicide and more… Journal articles: Early Life Stress, Mood, and Anxiety Disorders From Chronic Stress DOI: 10.1177/2470547017694461 Depression and Suicidality in Gay Men: Implications for Health Care Providers … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Problem drinking: Health and well-being within and outside the workplace

Article title: The Relationships Between Hindrance Stressors, Problem Drinking, and Somatic Complaints at Work From Group & Organization Management  Problem drinking is an important behavioral phenomenon with numerous implications for employees’ health and well-being within and outside the workplace. In this … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction for Executives

Article title: Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction for Executives: Results from a Field Experiment  From Business Perspectives and Research In this fast-paced world, every individual gets stressed some time or the other. The way each individual copes with stress depends on how … Continue reading

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How well are we? An education system under stress

Stress effects everyone at different times, in a multitude of different ways. This is no truer than in Education. With students preparing for their end of year exams, exam stress is a likely occurrence and something that many of us … Continue reading

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Military marriages stay strong despite challenges

Comparing marital status and divorce status in civilian and military populations From Journal of Family Issues Despite the fact that military service means working long hours with unpredictable schedules, frequent relocations, and separations from loved ones due to deployment, this … Continue reading

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Coping strategies of race-related stress among African American Women may actually increase stress

Coping strategies as moderators of the relation between individual race-related stress and mental health symptoms for African American women From Psychology of Women Quarterly Race-related stress has been studied extensively. This research looks at the various methods of coping with … Continue reading

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Confirmation that stressed people can’t resist the temptation of a cigarette

Stress decreases the ability to resist smoking and potentiates smoking intensity and reward   From Journal of Psychopharmacology   Despite tobacco being responsible for 5.4 million deaths per year and well publicized as one of the most preventable causes of … Continue reading

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