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Chronic Worrying Can Set Stage for PTSD

Worrying is a mental state characterized by a sense of uneasiness and a tendency to dwell on existing problems or potential future problems. In certain contexts, this mental state functions as a natural, beneficial part of the human emotional repertoire. However, if left unchecked, worrying can turn into an excessive, unproductive process that increases one’s […]

Bad Reactions to Daily Stress Raise Risk of Mental Illness

Stress is the body’s natural biochemical reaction to potentially dangerous or undesirable changes in the surrounding environment. For a long time, doctors and mental health researchers have known that highly traumatic stressful events can act as triggers for the onset of medically serious forms of psychiatric disorders such as anxiety and depression. According to the […]