Researchers say schizophrenia should not be considered to be just a disorder of the mind, as schizophrenia can also impact other organs. A new study reveals people with schizophrenia often have an over active immune system and other physical disorders.
People who were raised in cities and without a family pet show significantly higher levels of an immune system component following a stressful event, researchers report.
Researchers say those over 60 are better at predicting stressful events at home than younger people. However, younger people are better at utilizing these predictions to minimize the adverse impact of stress.
Researchers report writing about past failures can lower the stress response and enhance performance when faced with a new stressful task.
Using three different training models, researchers report mental training, mindfulness and meditation can induce structural brain plasticity and reduce social stress.
Researchers identify a predictive relationship between serotonin, cortisol and fecal microbiota. The study provides additional support for previous findings that implicate gut bacteria in ASD.
A new Psychopharmacology study adds to evidence that chronic cannabis use is associated with reduced stress reactivity. Researchers say cannabis could be beneficial in conferring resilience to stress, especially in those with heightened emotional reactivity to stressful situations.