One of the drugs that appear to reverse these effects is ketamine[克他命] (I wrote about it recently here), an anesthetic[麻醉剂] that has the ability to rejuvenate damaged nerve cells in hours, potentially making it a groundbreaking new type of antidepressant Derivatives of the drug are already in human trials.
The American Psychological Association’s “Stress in America” report provides a useful table, shown below, indicating the effects of stress on your body, your mood, and your behavior.
Common effects of stress … … On your body… On your mood… On your behavior Headache Anxiety Overeating or undereating
Muscle tension or pain Restlessness Angry outbursts
Chest pain Lack of motivation or focus Drug or alcohol abuse
Fatigue Irritability or anger Tobacco use
Change in sex drive Sadness or depression Social withdrawal