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PsychBriefs: September 16-22, 2007
September 21, 2007 10:56 AM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

Stressed Women More Likely to Birth Girls A study of 6000 infants and mothers shows that pregnant women with high stress levels are five percent more likely to have girls than relaxed mothers. Researchers suggest that high levels of stress hormones may make...

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Loneliness Alters Genes Related to Immunity
September 25, 2007 09:25 AM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

Prior research has shown being lonely means an increased risk for health problems such as Alzheimer's and heart disease. Now a new study shows social isolation actually causes changes in genes related to inflammation and immune system activity. Dr. Steven ...

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Genetic Variation Makes Some More Susceptible to PTSD
March 19, 2008 05:53 PM
Posted by FindCounseling.com Staff

Not everyone who experiences trauma develops post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). According to new research, this may be due to genetic differences which make some people more likely to develop the disorder.

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