Stress key studies

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Kiecolt-Glaser et al (1984)
Blood samples of medical students one month befor and during their final exams. Found that NK cells were lower during exam period (lowered immune response)
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Segerstrom and Miller
Meta-analysis of 293 studies over 30 years = short term stressors - boost immune system, long term stressors - supressed it
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Rahe et al
2664 sailors - small but positive correlation between scores on SRE scale (measuring stress) and illness at sea
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Holmes and Rahe
Developed SRRS - events given life change units (LCU) e.g. marriage = 50
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Bouteyre et al
Found positive correlatin
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