Archive | September, 2016

THE LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF BULLYING

While some may continue to view bullying as a rite of passage for school children and young adults, mental health professionals and others continue to make the case that this behavior is destructive. New research indicates that bullying is a public health problem that is linked to depression. According to a study that tracked 2,668 […]

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FEELING STRESSED?

In the short term, stress can be good. As the “fight or flight” response kicks in, muscles tense, heartbeat rises, respiration increases, and hormones surge. These physical responses ready our bodies to either confront danger or run from it. In the modern world, short-term stress helps us meet a deadline at work or clean out […]

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