Daily Hassles

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Who did research into daily hassles?
Bouteyre et al.
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What did Bouteyre research?
Relationship between daily hassles and mental health of students in their transition from school to uni, 1st year psy students (France) completed the hassle part of HSUP and Beck Depression Inventory as a measure of daily hassles causing depression
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What did results shiw?
41% suffered depressive symptoms with a positive correlation between scores on hassles and the incidence of depressive symptoms (transition to uni has many daily hassles that link to depression)
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Who did research into daily uplifts?
Gervais
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What did Gervais do?
Asked nurses to write a diary for a month on their daily hassles and uplifts at work
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What was found at the end of the month?
Daily hassles increase job strain thus decrease job performance - compliments from patients could provide uplifts counteracted some negative effects as well as overcoming daily hassle stress - uplifts improve job performance
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Who conducted a study on the difference between daily hassles and life changes?
Flett et al.
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What did flett et al find?
The hassles/life changes differ on the help/social support. 320 students (men and women) read a scenario on hassles/changes they then rated the amount of support the person would receive and seek from others - major life changes all asked for help
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What does Flett et al suggest?
That daily hassles may be worse as we do not seek for a network of emotional and practical support
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What's the eval point on accumulation?
Ruffin suggested that daily hassles are a more significant form of stress as they accumulate causing persistant irritants and stress = more serious stress reactions (depression, anxiety)
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What is the amplification effect? Eval
That daily hassles may make people more susceptible to stress from dailyhassles (divorce may find squabbling children harder to deal with - minor irritation may cause more stress than expected as it causes 'amplification')
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What are the methodological problems?
Mostly uses retrospective reporting - cannot establish true feelings from a month / 6 months ago, correlational data also does not show and casual relationships
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