Tag Archives: Harvard Medical School

Study Finds Sudden Deaths of Beloved Friends and Family Members Can Trigger Onset of Psychiatric Disorders in Survivors

Researchers find the stresses and shocks during grieving over unexpected deaths can lead to the onset of a variety of psychiatric disorders for survivors

At Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, researchers, along with colleagues from Columbia University’s School of Social Work and Harvard Medical School, have performed the first study that shows a direct link between acute bereavement and the new-onset of … Continue reading

Posted in Something Special | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Don’t Sweat It: Why Does Stress Cause Heart Attacks?

Scientists find link between chronic stress, white blood cells and death by heart attack

Constant stress can sour a person’s life in many respects: their disposition, sense of fulfillment and health all take a turn for the worse. But what’s the explanation of the relationship between stress and the time of our death? There’s … Continue reading

Posted in The Science of Us | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment