Stress: The Owner's Manual

Stress: The Owner’s Manual

Cutting-edge, user-friendly, and comprehensive: the revolutionary guide to the brain, now fully revised and updated At birth each of us is given the most powerful and complex tool of all time: the human brain. And yet, as we well know, it doesn’t come with an owner’s manual—until now. In this unsurpassed resource, Dr. Pierce J. […]

The Stress Effect

The Stress Effect

“The Stress Effect” helps readers understand the connection between their chronic stress and illness and provides effective programs for correcting imbalances caused by stress and inflammation. Long-term stress can lead to numerous health problems, including intestinal inflammation, which only exacerbates the situation. Additionally, seemingly harmless painkillers—nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which initially counter inflammation can actually […]

Stress Relief for Men

Stress Relief for Men

Depression, fatigue, chronic pain, sexual dysfunction, anger, and irritability: these are just some of the toxic effects of stress. Stress Relief for Men introduces energy healing techniques based on ancient wisdom and cutting-edge science that are designed to neutralize stress so that you can regain inner strength and power in your life–without talk therapy or […]

Undoing Perpetual Stress

Undoing Perpetual Stress

Our brains weren’t built for this. Twenty-first-century life evolves at a breakneck pace—and with it, stress seems to multiply by the day. We work long, harrowing hours. We fret over our families and finances. Our e-mail beeps and our cell phones ring. But our nervous systems were never meant to handle so many stressors. In […]

The South African Stress and Health (SASH) Study: 12-Month and Lifetime Prevalence of Common Mental Disorders (Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

The South African Stress and Health (SASH) Study: 12-Month and Lifetime Prevalence of Common Mental Disorders (Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

At the end of the apartheid era, the African National Congress (ANC) formulated a broad policy framework that forms the basis for the current enabling health care legislation in South Africa. The ANC government developed a health care delivery policy based on the district health system that was designed to extend the availability of appropriate […]

Caregiver Stress: An Important and Overlooked Health Issue (Special Article)

Caregiver Stress: An Important and Overlooked Health Issue (Special Article)

I am part of a growing health crisis. As part of my job, I have worked with and advised caregivers for almost 10 years. I also have watched as others in my family have faced the challenge of caregiving. But recently, I entered the “club”–the army of Alzheimer family caregivers, when my own mother received […]