Mental Health

Mental Health

Stress, forgiveness and mental and physical health In 2016 the Journal of Health Psychology published a study based on 148 young adults which showed that lower levels of forgiveness were associated with greater lifetime stress severity and uniquely predicted worse mental and physical health. [Source] Acne In 2009 BioMed Central Public Health published a study

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Stress

Impaired wound healing In 2009 the Journal of Psychosomatic Research published a review of 17 studies – all of which reported that psychological stress was associated with impaired wound healing. [Source] In 2003 Psychosomatic Medicine published a study of 47 patients undergoing surgery which found that greater perceived psychological stress

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Depression

Omega-3 In 2009 CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics published a review of 3 studies involving a total of 60 patients which tested the effects of Omega-3 fatty acids on individuals with depression. In all 3 studies Omega-3 fatty acids were more effective than a placebo in treating depression in both adults

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