Are women more prone to stress than men? Studies appear to say so. Women are twice as likely to suffer from depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and other stress-related issues. And now scientists have revealed a neurological basis for this claim. Neurologists recently discovered that female rats are wired to have greater sensitivity to stress. At the International “Stress and Behavior” Neuroscience and Biopsychiatry Conference, participants will discuss the latest findings on this cumbersome emotion, uncovering the wide-reaching effects that stress can have on our neurochemistry, relationships and memory.
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