Stress- studies

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1. What did Meichenbaum find?

  • Practican help and jobs are seen as important. Six factors which helped: support from friends, contact with friends, martial status, total support, social networks and employment.
  • SIT improved symptoms of stress the most. But both SIT and systematic desensitisation had an overall improvement.
  • The group receiving biofeedback received fewer tension headaches.
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2. Who researched lack of control as a cause of stress?

  • Kanner
  • Geer & Maisel
  • Johansson

3. What did Budzynski find?

  • Practican help and jobs are seen as important. Six factors which helped: support from friends, contact with friends, martial status, total support, social networks and employment.
  • The group receiving biofeedback received fewer tension headaches.
  • SIT improved symptoms of stress the most. But both SIT and systematic desensitisation had an overall improvement.

4. Who researched social support as a treatment of stress?

  • Waxler-Morrison
  • Meichenbaum
  • Budzynski

5. Who researched biofeedback as a treatment of stress?

  • Budzynski
  • Meichenbaum
  • Waxler-Morrison

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