New research into the brain cells of roundworms may help scientists better understand how some humans are better able to cope with stress.
Chronic stress alters gene activity in immune cells before they reach the bloodstream. The change leads to an overabundance of inflammation, which is linked to many negative health effects, a new study reports.
Researchers show chronic stress generates long term changes in the brain. The finding could explain why people suffering from chronic stress are prone to developing additional mental health problems.
A new study reports that after chronic stress, primed immune cells cause an excessive reaction to a later event.
A new study reports that serotonin promotes the consolidation of traumatic memories following stress events. Additionally, SSRI medications which are commonly prescribed for PTSD may make the condition worse by enhancing the effects of serotonin.
Brief periods of brain plasticity can provide opportunities to recover from stress disorders, researchers report.
According to a new study, chronic stress and anxiety can lead to an increased risk for depression and even Alzheimer's disease.
A new study reveals a link between a vulnerability to depression and noradrenergic neurons.