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Stress and HypertensionExamining the Relation between Psychological Stress and High Blood Pressure$
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Kevin T. Larkin

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780300106442

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300106442.001.0001

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Models of Stress

Models of Stress

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(p.67) 3 Models of Stress
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Stress and Hypertension
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Kevin T. Larkin

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300106442.003.0004

This chapter discusses some theoretical perspectives for examining and understanding stress and stress-related disorders. These are categorized into three groups: response theories, stimulus theories, and interaction theories. Stress responses are also influenced by a number of individual differences variables that are grouped into three categories: demographic or historic developmental factors, psychological variables, and social variables.

Keywords:   stress, response theories, stimulus theories, interaction theories, historic developmental factors, psychological variables, social variables

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