Navigation Links
Economic Crisis Takes Toll on Emotional Health
Date:10/8/2008

Experts seeing more cases of sleeplessness, anxiety, but they offer tips for coping

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Wall Street's roller coaster ride is costing Americans more than money: It's costing them sleepless nights and a heap of emotional distress, experts say.

"People are anxious, and they are more anxious if they are nearer retirement age and have their 401k in the stock market and money in the banks," said Linda Rosenberg, president of the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, in Washington, D.C. "When people get anxious . . . it begins to affect the whole family. There are marital fights over 'What do we do now?' Kids get involved when parents are fighting and have their own emotional upset."

In some ways, the current upset may hit closer to home than 9/11, affecting larger numbers of people, added Rosenberg, who reported that mental health centers are getting more calls.

"This economic crisis has been going on for months and months and months," said Josh Klapow, an associate professor of health-care organization and policy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. "If you take the gas prices, and you couple that with home foreclosures, and you couple that with major lending agencies and investment banks going under and retail prices going up, and you couple that with a stock market that crashes plus a bailout followed by a stock market crash, you get anxiety compounding anxiety."

The uncertainty of even top leaders not knowing when the situation is going to be fixed, not to mention the lack of control many people feel, is only aggravating the matter.

Wall Street workers are probably feeling the pain even more.

"I'm seeing a lot of sleep issues, people with gastrointestinal illness and chronic stomach issues, and people who are sicker in terms of colds and coughs and immune issues," said Kenneth Ruge, a staff minister and counselor at Marble Collegi
'/>"/>

Copyright©2008 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Academic Medicine Means Business for Ohio: $37.2 Billion Economic Impact for the State
2. Fear of Losing Key Emotion in Economic Decisions
3. Highlights of Economic and Business Growth in the Tampa Bay Region
4. New study on rural HIV care has economic and health implications
5. AHIP: Uninsured Report Highlights Urgent Social and Economic Challenge for the Nation
6. Annual Economic Impact of Chronic Disease on New Jersey Economy Is $39 Billion
7. Kimberly Finder, M.D. Asks: Are We Really In an Economic Recession?
8. Economic Stimulus Act Can Improve Medical Equipment Purchasing Power
9. Report says clinicians should consider economic impact of new interventions
10. Worldwide Surgery Rates Tied to Economic Status
11. Maverick Marketers Defy Economic Slowdown
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Economic Crisis Takes Toll on Emotional Health
(Date:7/22/2014)... (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Mona Khan ... certification on August 15th & 16th, 2014, at the ... only structured and nationally accredited Bollywood workout was launched ... by the globally appealing Bollywood culture, Bombay Jam® is ... easy to follow and designed with authentic Bollywood flavor. ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... 2014 The 2014 Warrior-Family Symposium ... Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, ... and Civilian Communities,” will be held from 8:30 ... a.m.) and cohosted by the Military Officers Association ... Association (NDIA). USAA is the Executive Sponsor of ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... By Steven Reinberg ... -- Two treatments that break up blood clots deep in ... of death risk. However, one results in a greater risk ... the cost of the other treatment, a new study finds. ... deep vein thrombosis (DVT) -- is blood-thinning medications and compression ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... invasive hysterectomy using electric power morcellation, uterine cancers were ... of the procedure, according to a study published by ... procedure, in which the uterus is fragmented into smaller ... , Despite the commercial availability of electric power morcellators ... malignancy at the time of electric power morcellation (in ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... 22, 2014) -- The American Society of Hematology (ASH) ... H. Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hematology, to ... Island Jewish (LIJ) School of Medicine for his 50-year ... education and mentoring, and exceptional patient care. , ... Hematology is bestowed on an individual who has been ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mona Khan Company Announces Bombay Jam® Instructor Certification in Los Angeles in August 2014 2Health News:Mona Khan Company Announces Bombay Jam® Instructor Certification in Los Angeles in August 2014 3Health News:2014 Warrior-Family Symposium Focuses on Transitioning Forward 2Health News:2014 Warrior-Family Symposium Focuses on Transitioning Forward 3Health News:Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots 2Health News:Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots 3Health News:Study examines presence of uterine cancers at the time of hysterectomy using morcellation 2Health News:ASH honors Kanti R. Rai, M.D., with Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement 2Health News:ASH honors Kanti R. Rai, M.D., with Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement 3Health News:ASH honors Kanti R. Rai, M.D., with Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement 4
... LONGVIEW, Texas, April 1 Searching for ... through a dizzying array of,options? RxPop.com ( http://www.rxpop.com ... its award-winning website to provide people with a ... facilities,nationwide., RxPop.com,s debut "Local Doctor Search",( http://www.rxpop.com/local_doctor_search.asp ...
... Old Fashioned Medicine with a High ... ... 2008 MedeFile,International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MDFI), a company specializing ... Practice, a new concierge medical practice,based in Jupiter, Florida, is teaming ...
... Medical Students for Community Mental Health Service, ... America Pharmaceutical, Inc., ROCKVILLE, Md., April 1 ... universities as the recipients of Helping,Hands Grants. Each ... community,mental health service project initiated and managed by ...
... to Follow Dispute Resolution Process is ... the Most Expeditious Path to Final Approval -, ... DDS;,NASDAQ: DDSS) today announced that it has appealed the ... tramadol formulation to,the next supervisory level under the FDA,s ...
... are effective against household ... and pets, health, ATLANTA, April 1 With ... ,green, at home is getting,easier. When it comes to ... because they are not aware that safe and effective,botanical ...
... Care and Prevention, WICHITA, Kan., April 1, ... higher new safety standards, including protections,against E. coli, ... farmers and,ranchers behind the food safety seal, "VeriPrime ... Citing growing consumer concern over food safety and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:RxPop.com Announces Partnership with HealthCare.com 2Health News:RxPop.com Announces Partnership with HealthCare.com 3Health News:Personal Choice Family Practice Empowers Patients With MedeFile Electronic Medical Records Management Solution 2Health News:Personal Choice Family Practice Empowers Patients With MedeFile Electronic Medical Records Management Solution 3Health News:Personal Choice Family Practice Empowers Patients With MedeFile Electronic Medical Records Management Solution 4Health News:Personal Choice Family Practice Empowers Patients With MedeFile Electronic Medical Records Management Solution 5Health News:Personal Choice Family Practice Empowers Patients With MedeFile Electronic Medical Records Management Solution 6Health News:American Psychiatric Foundation Announces Recipients of 2008 Helping Hands Grants 2Health News:American Psychiatric Foundation Announces Recipients of 2008 Helping Hands Grants 3Health News:American Psychiatric Foundation Announces Recipients of 2008 Helping Hands Grants 4Health News:Labopharm Appeals FDA's Decision on Once-Daily Tramadol to Next Supervisory Level After Additional Analysis Supports Efficacy 2Health News:Labopharm Appeals FDA's Decision on Once-Daily Tramadol to Next Supervisory Level After Additional Analysis Supports Efficacy 3Health News:Safe, 'Green' Insecticides Can Reduce Chemical Exposure in Homes and Gardens 2Health News:Safe, 'Green' Insecticides Can Reduce Chemical Exposure in Homes and Gardens 3Health News:'VeriPrime Certified Safeguards' Food Safety Label Unveiled 2Health News:'VeriPrime Certified Safeguards' Food Safety Label Unveiled 3
(Date:7/22/2014)... Ill. , July 22, 2014  UL ... announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... as consensus standards for medical devices incorporating lithium ... 2054 - Standard for Household and Commercial Batteries, ... (Cells). Consensus standards are standards ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... N.J. , July 22, 2014  Vernalis plc ... achievement of proof-of-concept (POC) for CCP-08, the third ... prescription cough cold collaboration. Under this collaboration, POC ... a successful human pilot comparative study against an ... achieving POC, Vernalis will make a milestone payment ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... SAN MARCOS, Texas , July 22, 2014 Quantum ... Martin and Mr. John Heaton to the Board ... chaired by Dr. Ghassan Jabbour , QMC Chief Science Officer ... Dr. Michael Wong of Rice University and Mr. ... Japan . " Quantum Materials ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Two UL Battery Safety Standards Are now FDA Recognized Consensus Standards for Medical Devices 2Third Product in Vernalis' Cough Cold Pipeline (CCP-08) Achieves Proof-of-Concept 2Third Product in Vernalis' Cough Cold Pipeline (CCP-08) Achieves Proof-of-Concept 3Quantum Materials Announces New Outside Directors and Adds Scientific Advisory Board 2Quantum Materials Announces New Outside Directors and Adds Scientific Advisory Board 3Quantum Materials Announces New Outside Directors and Adds Scientific Advisory Board 4
... Bowl champion coach, Fox NFL Sunday host and ... ExtenZe, the male enhancement brand, he has good-naturedly taken a ... national television. Now, in this next flight of ... fun, laughing about being put on the spot and made ...
... AMGN ) today announced that results from ... be presented at the 35th European Society for Medical ... "Cancer is a complex disease which ... pathways to develop novel therapies to treat cancer and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Two-Time Super Bowl Champion Coach & Sports Broadcaster Jimmy Johnson Laughs About His 'Notoriety' in New ExtenZe Spots from Inter/Media Advertising 2Two-Time Super Bowl Champion Coach & Sports Broadcaster Jimmy Johnson Laughs About His 'Notoriety' in New ExtenZe Spots from Inter/Media Advertising 3Amgen Highlights Key Clinical Data to be Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 2Amgen Highlights Key Clinical Data to be Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 3Amgen Highlights Key Clinical Data to be Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 4Amgen Highlights Key Clinical Data to be Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 5Amgen Highlights Key Clinical Data to be Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 6Amgen Highlights Key Clinical Data to be Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 7Amgen Highlights Key Clinical Data to be Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 8Amgen Highlights Key Clinical Data to be Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 9Amgen Highlights Key Clinical Data to be Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 10Amgen Highlights Key Clinical Data to be Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 11Amgen Highlights Key Clinical Data to be Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 12Amgen Highlights Key Clinical Data to be Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 13Amgen Highlights Key Clinical Data to be Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 14Amgen Highlights Key Clinical Data to be Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 15Amgen Highlights Key Clinical Data to be Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 16
BD Vacutainer® Fluoride Tubes - Glass...
BD Vacutainer® Specialty Tubes - Trace Element - Glass...
VACUETTE paediatric tubes have decreased sample volumes and are ideal for small childrens' veins and geriatric patients....
BD Vacutainer® Plus Plastic Serum Tubes have spray-coated silica and are used for serum determinations in chemistry, serology, and immunohematology....
Medicine Products: