News tagged with stressful experiences

Witnessing violence affects kids' health

School-aged children who witness violence in urban communities show symptoms of post-traumatic stress. They also suffer physiological effects with a disruption to their normal cortisol production pattern during the day, which ...

Apr 21, 2009
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The short goodbye: Weaning foals

It is widely believed that being born is about the most stressful thing that can happen to anybody. But being weaned cannot be too far behind it in the list of traumatic experiences. Most humans come to terms with it eventually ...

Oct 06, 2011
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Beat Business Burn-Out

(PhysOrg.com) -- Recent reports show that job satisfaction rates in the U.S. are at the lowest level in more than two decades. The recession has caused employees and employers to tighten their financial belts. In many places ...

Jan 12, 2010
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VA to ease way for vets to get stress disability

(AP) -- Female soldiers and others in dangerous roles that once were behind front lines in Iraq and Afghanistan have long complained about how hard it is to prove their combat experience when applying for disability due ...

Oct 14, 2009
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