Latest News

Media exposure, sympathetic nervous system reactivity predict PTSD symptoms in adolescents

Following the terrorist attack at the 2013 Boston marathon, adolescents with lower levels of sympathetic reactivity before the attack developed post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms only following high exposure to media coverage of the attack, a study that surveyed youth has found. Adolescents with high levels of sympathetic reactivity developed higher levels of post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms regardless of how much media coverage they saw.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Possible new weapon against PTSD

  • Close friendships in adolescence predict health in adulthood

  • Depression and extremes of blood pressure predict highest rates of harmful vascular events

  • About 10 percent of mothers experienced depression two years after Hurricane Katrina

  • Creative and neurotic: Is neuroticism fueled by overthinking?

  • Can't put your phone down? Are You a Nomophobe?

  • Depression: Evidence of serotonin signal transduction disturbances

  • The bane of your existence: Smartphones and ?technostress?

  • Anxiety in the workplace can lead to lower job performance

  • Anxious? Depressed? Blame it on your middle-management position

  •