Stress A2 OCR

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  • Stress
    • CAUSES OF STRESS
      • Work
        • Johansson et al- to measure the psychological and physiological stress response in two categories of empolyees
      • Hassles
        • Kanner et al- to see if daily hassles and uplift's scales are more accurate in predicting stress than  the SRRS (life events scale)
        • Holmes and Rahe- looked at how stress is caused by major life events. they developed the Social Readjustment Rating Scale (SRRS) to measure the amount of stress.
      • Lack of Control
        • Geer and Meisel- To see if perceivedor actual control can reduce stress reactions to aversive/ threatening stimuli
    • MEASURING STRESS
      • Physiological
        • Geer and Meisel- To see if perceivedor actual control can reduce stress reactions to aversive/ threatening stimuli
      • Combined approach
        • Johansson et al- to measure the psychological and physiological stress response in two categories of empolyees
      • Self Report
        • Holmes and Rahe- looked at how stress is caused by major life events. they developed the Social Readjustment Rating Scale (SRRS) to measure the amount of stress.
    • MANAGING STRESS
      • Cognitive
        • Clark et al- To test the effectiveness of a cognitive and behavioural treatment program for panic disorder
      • Behavioural
        • Budzynski- to see whether biofeedback is an effective method of reducing tension headaches
      • Social Support
        • Waxler-Morrison et al- To look at how a women's response to breast cancer is influenced by her social relationships
  • Self Report

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