Stress OCR Healthy Living unit

All the studies included in the sub-unit Stress from the OCR Psychology Healthy Living unit, and a brief summary of their aims. 

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  • STRESS
    • Causes of stress
      • JOHANSSON
        • To measure the physiological and psychological stress response in 2 categories of employees.
      • KANNER ET. AL
        • To compare two methods of psychological stress measurement
      • GEER & MAISEL
        • To see if perceived control or actual control can reduce stress reactions to aversive stimuli.
    • Measuring stress
      • HOLMES & RAHE
        • To create a method that estimates the extent to which life events are stressors
      • GEER & MAISEL
        • Stress measurement for evaluating the effects of prediction and control
      • JOHANSSON ET AL.
        • Measurement of stress response
    • Managing stress
      • BUDZYNSKI ET AL.
        • To see if previous research on biofeedback as a method of reducing tension headaches was due to the placebo effect.
      • WAXLER-MORRISON ET AL.
        • To look at how women's social relationships influence their response to breast cancer
      • MEICHENBAUM
        • To compare SIT with standard behavioral systematic desensitisation and a control group on a waiting list.

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