Tag Archives: Coping

Qigong May Help during Epidemic Crisis

Stress, Chronic Diseases, and Psychoneuroimmunology Stress, Depression, Inflammation, and Psychoneuroimmunology Researchers studied the effects of Qigong practice among chronically sick patients during the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak in Hong Kong (Siu et al., 2007). Researchers investigated how the … Continue reading

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Anxiety, Depression, and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Stress, Chronic Diseases, and Psychoneuroimmunology Stress, Depression, Inflammation, and Psychoneuroimmunology A recent study investigated the association between psychosocial reserve capacity and the conditions of anxiety and depression (Zamora-Racaza et al., 2017). The study was done among 235 patients with systemic … Continue reading

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The C-reactive Protein, Socioeconomic Status, Stress, and Inflammation

Psychological stress has been associated with elevated inflammation and the risks of many physical illnesses such as heart disease. However, individual coping strategies may affect stress responses and inflammatory processes, leading to different health results in different people.  For example, … Continue reading

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Emotions, Stress, and Coping: A Summary of Theories and Concepts

Emotions, Stress, and Coping: A Summary of Theories and Concepts   Categories/Concepts/Structures Theories Features Features/Contents The autonomic system Cannon-Bard theory 2 messages from the brain area processing sensory information To the autonomic system   To the limbic system James-Lange theory … Continue reading

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