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Acute Stress

What Everyone Needs To Know About Stress

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living

Worried. Frantic. Dismayed. Under pressure. Stressed. By now it's no secret that stress does more harm than good -- but that knowledge is hardly co...

Making Stress Your Friend: It's All in Your Mindset

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

While it's no secret that sustained levels of stress are not good for your health, there is more to the stress story than "stress is bad." As it turns out, how you perceive stress is just as important as the amount of stress you're experiencing.

Mental Health and Hurricane Sandy: What Can We Expect, What Can We Do?

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Perhaps the greatest lesson we have learned from natural and human-made disasters is how resilient most people can be. But one should not go it alone in the face of disaster, whether an individual, community, city or nation.

Cara Santa Maria

Anxiety vs. Stress: What's The Difference?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 09.20.2012 | Education

Acute and chronic stress aren't diagnosable mental illnesses, but anxiety disorders are. So what's the difference? To me, this line is a bit fuzzy. It all comes down to what's happening in the brain, and how that affects an individual's ability to cope.