Stress linked to worse recovery in women after heart attack
Young and middle-aged women experience more stress than their male counterparts, which could contribute to worse recovery from acute myocardial infarction (AMI), according to new findings by Yale School of Medicine researchers and their colleagues.
Depression and PTSD together dramatically increase risk of premature birth
Pregnant women who suffer from both post traumatic stress disorder and major depression are four times more likely to deliver prematurely than women without those conditions, a new Yale University School of Medicine study shows.
Are you a female over 50 experiencing stress and sleep difficulties?
If you are a female over 50 and feel overwhelmed or stressed and experience difficulty sleeping, you may be eligible to participate in a free and confidential study that provides talk therapy that may help improve your emotional and cognitive health and also looks at how the brain works with advanced MRI scanning techniques.
The Yale Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science Launches Its Global Mental Health Promotion Program, Led by Dr. Theddeus Iheanacho, with an Inaugural Lecture by Dr. Vikram Patel
The Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science (CMIPS) is launching its Global Mental Health Promotion (GMHP) Program to help bridge the gap between knowledge and practice in mental health promotion, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Although there is ample evidence for the effectiveness of various interventions for common mental disorders, access to and availability of these interventions remain low. Up to 65% of people in LMICs suffering from mental disorders do not get treatment.
WHRY and Elevate Expand Help for Women and Families in Need
Recognizing the urgent need to ensure the health of women in our communities, Women’s Health Research at Yale and Elevate, the university’s health policy lab, are collaborating to deploy interventions grounded in the latest and most reliable research directly to women and families.
Using Behavioral Science and Economics to Help Women and Families Rise from Poverty
Women’s Health Research at Yale, Elevate, and The Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale, are working to meet the urgent health needs of under-resourced and overburdened pregnant and parenting women, harnessing the science of sex and gender for policy change that can overcome the potentially devastating impact of economic inequality on women’s health.
Black Women’s Mental Health Needs an Intervention
There are various obstacles to Black women getting appropriate mental health care but there are ways we can improve the situation. Tichianaa Armah, MD and Charmaine Williams PhD are interviewed by Jess Sims to find out more about the interventions needed.Source: Well + Good
Your high levels of stress and anger can put you at risk for a serious health condition
Constantly feeling stressed out, anxious, and angry at the world isn’t going to do your health any favors. Feelings and emotions like stress and anger put one’s body, quite literally, on edge. These frenzied states of being can extract a huge toll on the body over time.Source: Ladders
Mental Stress & Anger Are Linked to Have Implications for Patients with Heart Failure
Patients with heart failure may have more mental stress and anger, according to a new report published in the Journal of Cardiac Failure. Factors such as mental stress and anger often go unrecognized, but researchers are now making a connection with how it can affect those with heart problems.Source: Bel Mara Health