Causes of stress

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  • Causes of Stress
  • Conclusion-high paced, demanding work which needs attention to detail contributed to high stress levels.
  • 100 p's(52M, 48F), all white,well educated from USA
    • Kanner- Hassles and uplifts
      • Causes of Stress
  • Results-Hassles scale was more accurate predictor of psychological problems
    • Kanner- Hassles and uplifts
    • Lab-p's shown photos of dead car crash victims+stress level was measured by Galvanic Skin Response+heart rate electrodes
      • Geer and Meisel-Lack of control
        • 60 psyc undergrads from NY university
    • Conclusion-when a person had control they had lower stress levels
      • Geer and Meisel-Lack of control
        • 60 psyc undergrads from NY university

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