Stressed Seniors Ripe for Fatal Strokes

A recent study involving Chicago seniors shows that depression, stress, and a negative outlook on life may predict the risk of dying from a hemorrhagic stroke, but not an ischemic stroke. The most distressed seniors were 2.97 fold (P < 0.0001) more likely to die from a stroke compared to the least distressed after almost…

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“Befriending” is Effective Therapy

"Befriending", a term coined in Great Britain, shows surprising effectiveness as an intervention for those in distress. What is befriending? It's when laypeople or professionals offer free, ongoing, non-directive social or emotional support to those experiencing emotional distress. PositiveTip: The power of friendship and care is significant. Have you reached out today to help someone in need?

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