Tag: stress

1. Aspirin use before diagnosis of primary malignancy is associated with decreased risk of developing depression, anxiety and stress-related disorders post-diagnosis.  2. Use of Non-aspirin NSAIDs were associated with a higher rate of depression, anxiety, and stress-related disorders. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Inflammation appears to contribute to the development of psychiatric...
1. Environmental liability for schizophrenia moderated the association of stressful life events with mental and physical health. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Schizophrenia research has elucidated the roles of environmental and genetic liability as well as stressful life events (SLEs) in schizophrenia pathogenesis. However, few studies have illustrated the interactions of...
1. Reduced physical activity as a result of COVID-19 related restrictions may be associated with higher levels of stress and anxiety. 2. Relationships between perceived activity level, stress, and anxiety are confounded by genetic and environmental factors in addition to age and sex. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Due to the Covid-19...
1. More frequent laughing was correlated to fewer symptoms of stress in university students after experiencing stressful events. 2. Intensity of laughter was not found to mediate the relationship between stressful events and symptoms of stress. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Psychological stress has been extensively linked to numerous diseases,...
1. Physicians who committed suicide tended to be older, report having issues with their jobs, and have ongoing physical health or legal issues. 2. Compared with other physicians, surgeons who committed suicide were older and more likely to be receiving care related to mental health. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown:...
Children with chronic illness had lower parentally reported general health scores compared to healthy children; however, life satisfaction scores were similar between groups. Evidence Rating: 3 (Average) Study Rundown: There is a high prevalence of children living with chronic illness in the United States, but limited research describing the...
Image: PD 1. Rates of mental stress-induced myocardial ischemia (MSIMI) were significantly lower in patients taking escitalopram (Lexapro) vs. placebo at the end of 6 weeks. 2. Rates of exercise-induced myocardial ischemia (ESIMI) were not significantly reduced in patients taking escitalopram vs. placebo at the end of 6 weeks. Evidence Rating Level:...
Feb 14th - In patients with stable coronary artery disease, mental stress induced myocardial ischemia in more patients than conventional exercise stress test.  Image: CC. Disability-adjusted life year for ischaemic heart disease per 100,000 inhabitants in 2004. 1. In patients with stable coronary artery disease, mental stress induced myocardial ischemia in more patients than...