Where treatment and research come together
Ongoing stress and hardships are common aspects of society today. Both play key roles in the development of chronic diseases, recovery from illness, stress, and reduceoptimal health and function.

Life presents challenges that are often beyond our control. We do have control over how we face those challenges. The Yale Stress Center conducts research on the science of stress and translates new findings to personalized clinical care to optimize your potential and function. Though stress reduction is the ultimate goal, it is in the day to day where changes can be made so that our full potential is realized. Extensive research has shown that decreased stress through a number of different strategies, from stress management to the reduction in use of addictive substances and high fat foods, have significant positive benefits to health outcomes.

The Yale Stress Center utilizes an integrated mind-brain-body framework in evaluation, treatment and prevention of stress-related diseases and conditions. The focus is on the whole person and not only on the disease or specific ailment. The Yale Stress Center provides state-of–the-art clinical services for a variety of stress-related conditions, including high levels of anxiety, depressed mood, anger, loneliness, grief and bereavement, anger, chronic pain, sleep difficulties, stress-related dysfunction in memory, concentration and attention, high food craving, obesity and addictive behaviors. Empirically validated approaches such as cognitive behavioral therapies (CBT), mindfulness based approaches, yoga, biofeedback, relaxation breath training, diet and nutrition, exercise and fitness, integrated weight loss and medications and supplements for these complaints are offered in group or individual settings. Integrative approaches to promoting health and wellness, prevention of disease onset and recovery from major illnesses is also addressed. Please take a moment to browse our site using the icons to your left. The last, FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions), is a good place to start if this is your first visit to our page. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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