Latest News

Personality and heart attacks: A new look

A new study has addressed the relationship between personality and heart attacks. Distressed (type D) personality (TDP), characterized by high negative affectivity (NA) and social inhibition (SI), along with depression, anxiety and other negative affects (such as demoralization, hopelessness, pessimism and rumination) have been implicated as potential risk factors for coronary artery disease. While some evidence suggests that the NA dimension of TDP overlaps at least partially with depression, other studies underline how ?TDP refers to a chronic, more covert form of distress that is distinct from depression'.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Parents of anxious children can avoid the 'protection trap'

  • Link between prenatal antidepressant exposure, autism risk called into question

  • Sleep drunkenness disorder may affect one in seven

  • Maturing brain flips function of amygdala in regulating stress hormones

  • Hatha yoga boosts brain function in older adults, study suggests

  • Genes determine traces that stress leaves behind on brains

  • 'Super-parent' cultural pressures can spur mental health conditions in new Moms and Dads

  • Reclassification of PTSD diagnosis potentially excludes soldiers diagnosed under previous criteria

  • PTSD can develop even without memory of the trauma, study concludes

  • Biomarker could reveal why some develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

  •