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Stress (INACTIVE)

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  • Nonfiction

    Nonfiction
    The Age of Movies The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael Edited by Sanford Schwartz Library of America, $40 Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best. Alice James A...
  • Supplements for depression: What the research reveals

    Supplements for depression: What the research reveals
    Struggling with the black dog of depression? The supplement aisle abounds with options for people seeking a non-medicinal remedy — but figuring out what works and what doesn't can be a challenge for consumers and experts alike. That's because...
  • Anxiety treatment: Medication, therapy or both can help

     Anxiety treatment: Medication, therapy or both can help
    Karen Smuland has always been an anxious person. But after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on New York's World Trade Center, she had her first panic attack and ended up in an emergency room, convinced that she was dying. The 48-year-old architect from Bend,...
  • Liking yourself just the way you are

    Liking yourself just the way you are
    You know it's tough out there when fashion and beauty executives think that even a model's body isn't good enough to sell clothes or that a celebrity's natural face isn't up to par, even with makeup. The website Jezebel reported in early December that...
  • Study identifies genes linked to post-traumatic stress disorder

    Study identifies genes linked to post-traumatic stress disorder
    Just before noon on a December morning in 1988, a magnitude 6.8 earthquake shook over 40% of the territory of Armenia, centered in the northern city of Spitak. The temblor leveled entire towns and cities, killed an estimated 25,000 Armenians — two-...
  • Real-life shopaholics in a world of hurt

    Real-life shopaholics in a world of hurt
    Ilisa Tanner unlocks the door of a back room in a West Hollywood day spa. A whiff of mothballs wafts out of the small space, which has a folded massage table leaning against one wall and a few "Zen" decorations scattered about. Most of the room, however,...
  • What's in your head? Study suggests a psychiatric self-test can tell you

     
    Depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder .... Maybe you could, or should, just screen yourself for these conditions. A study published online Monday in the Annals of Family Medicine found that a simple 27-item...
  • Childhood stress contributes to adult depression, study finds

     
    Growing up in a stressful environment isn’t conducive to becoming a well-adjusted adult. Studies have shown that people who were constantly stressed out during childhood have an increased risk of being depressed. How exactly are the two related?...
  • L.A. law group offers to help needy vets battle bureaucracy

     
    A Los Angeles-based law organization today launched a new program to provide free legal assistance to veterans who hit bureaucratic roadblocks when filing claims for federal medical and mental health benefits. Public Council, a pro bono law firm, will...
  • College athletes on performance-enhancing drugs may misuse other substances too

     
    It figures that athletes who use performance-enhancing drugs would want to avoid anything that could hamper their abilities during a game. But a new study suggests that athletes who use such drugs might also be more inclined to misuse alcohol......
  • Antidepressants linked to higher risk of stroke, death in women after menopause

     
    Post-menopausal women taking antidepressants are at higher risk of suffering a stroke or of dying of any cause than are those who do not take such medications, a study released Monday found. The authors of the study, published in the......