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Migraine Sufferers at Increased Risk for Developing Anxiety Disorders

Migraine headaches are recurring headaches that produce moderate or severe pain along with a number of additional, significant symptoms such as vomiting, nausea, unusually strong reactions to light and sound, and a phenomenon called an aura. While both men and women develop these headaches, women experience them much more often than men. Current scientific evidence…

Trauma Signs and Symptoms

Trauma has profound effects on a person’s well-being. If it isn’t treated, the effects of trauma can last a lifetime and affect every area of a person’s life. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) defines trauma as a response to events you perceive as “physically or emotionally harmful or life-threatening.” Moreover, trauma…

Study Finds New Screening Tool for Diagnosing Adjustment Disorders

Adjustment disorder is the term used by the American Psychiatric Association to describe a slow, dysfunctional adaptation to the mental/emotional stress triggered by exposure to traumatic situations or non-traumatic situations. Currently, doctors have no easy way to distinguish this dysfunctional adaptation from more serious stress-related conditions. In a study published in 2014 in the International…