Studies on Stress

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Russek 1962
Looked at Medical professions. GP's had more of a chance of heart disease than dermatologist.
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Krantz 1991
Stressful task reduces blood flow to heart and increased blood pressure.
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Brown & Harris 1978
Found women with chronic stress conditions (unemployment and 3 children for example) were more likely to suffer from Depression.
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Melchior 2007
15% of people in high stressfull jobs suffered from depression or anxiety that year as oppose to the 8% in non stressful jobs.
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Keicolt Glaser 1984 Immunity and stress
Took 2 blood samples from students before and after exams and found that the T cell activity had dropped significantly after the exams.
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Keicolt Glaser 1984 Wound Healing and Stress
Took skin samples from 13 women with stressful life's and 13 women with not so stressful life's and it took longer for the skin wound to heal for women with the more stressful life's.
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Riley's Rodents 1981
Riley measured the quantity of T cells in the rats before and after rotating them in their cage for 3 hours and found they had a decrease of T cell activity after rotation.
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Riley's Rodents 1981 p2
Riley injected rats with cancerous cells and half of them were to be put into a stressful condition and another half were a control group. The rats with the stressful condition Developed cancer.
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