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stress related drug relapse

Posted on July 19, 2013 in Addiction, Society

Research Studies Stress-Related Drug Addiction Relapse

No one sets out to develop an addiction. Yes, the individual may be searching for an escape, but we truly don’t yearn to give up control over our situation. But this is the impact addiction can have, taking away the choice for that individual. With the right treatment, however, that choice can return.

A recent Huffington Post report looked to research from Brown University that could help create opportunities for new treatment methods. Researchers involved in this project discovered the exact brain regions within test rats where the neutral steps to a relapse in drug use occur. If the researchers can then stop a crucial step in the process, they may be able to stop a relapse that occurs due to stress.

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stress at work may lead to drug abuse

Posted on July 4, 2013 in alcohol and drug addiction, Society

On the Job Stress May Lead to Substance Abuse

There are many factors which contribute to a person’s risk for addiction and substance abuse. Genetics may be one risk. A family history of substance abuse does not determine that a person will wind up in some form of addiction, but studies reveal that heredity can be a contributing factor. Another significant risk factor is environment. While environment can sometimes refer to the influence of others, research also shows that high-stress work environments can likewise play a role.

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teen stress management

Posted on May 27, 2013 in Teen Depression

Benefits of Stress Management for Preteens and Teens

Stress is a natural reaction to any situation or circumstance that seriously challenges a person’s sense of well-being or security. While this reaction once played (and in some respects, still plays) a critical role in human survival, people in the modern world tend to experience stress as a recurring or chronic state that decreases the enjoyment of everyday life.

Preteens and teenagers also experience this everyday stress. According to a study published in 2013 in the journal Neuroscience, enrollment in a stress management course can significantly boost the mental health of preteens and teens and help prevent the onset of depression and other stress-related ailments.

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teen depression treatment

Posted on April 19, 2013 in Teen Depression

Benefits of Stress Management for Preteens and Teens

Stress is a natural reaction to any situation or circumstance that seriously challenges a person’s sense of well-being or security. While this reaction once played (and in some respects, still plays) a critical role in human survival, people in the modern world tend to experience stress as a recurring or chronic state that decreases the enjoyment of everyday life.

Preteens and teenagers also experience this everyday stress. According to a study published in 2013 in the journal Neuroscience, enrollment in a stress management course can significantly boost the mental health of preteens and teens and help prevent the onset of depression and other stress-related ailments.

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