psychosocial distress Stories
- Research finds greater resilience among first responders, while one study suggests these heroes don’t suffer long-term effects, even if they deal with acute symptoms of stress.
- Levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin in people with social anxiety disorder may be too high, not too low, as previously believed.
- Private conflict which elevates personal stress is a better predictor of neighborhood deterioration than public disorder, such as vandalism.
- Feeling down triples the risk of death from stroke in older people, a new study suggests.