Stress

Stress

‘Drifting’ Neural Representation of Stress Suggests How the Brain Copes With Adversity
Repeated exposures to stress, and especially severe stress, are known to impair the brain’s ability to process thoughts and emotions,... Read More
Exposures to Poverty and Crime in Pregnancy Found to Perturb Prenatal Brain Development
A team from Washington University, St. Louis that includes two BBRF Scientific Council members has reported results from two studies... Read More
How an ‘Active Coping Style’ Helps New Mothers Deal With Stresses of Parenthood
Researchers have reported evidence from the brain suggesting that the way in which a new mother copes with her new... Read More
Team Identifies 3 Possible Brain-Based Biotypes of Post-Trauma Psychiatric Vulnerability
Following a highly stressful or traumatic event, different people respond in different ways. Some people appear to be naturally resilient;... Read More
Study Links PTSD Stress To Cortical Thinning and Shorter Expected Lifespan
What impact does severe trauma have upon health? The answer, in part, has to do with the individual, research has... Read More