Clarification of the concept of psychological stress ("psystress")

Hinton, J.W. and Burton, R.F. (1992) Clarification of the concept of psychological stress ("psystress"). International Journal of Psychosomatics, 39, pp. 42-43. (PMID:1428619)

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The concept of "stress" in the current academic literature is unstandardized, and therefore confusing. The theoretical approach of regarding stress as an intervening variable seems most generally agreed on by researchers; the unambiguous term "Psystress" proposal to denote the mental state involved. Aspects of vocabulary concerning psystress production and response are also discussed.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Burton, Dr Richard
Authors: Hinton, J.W., and Burton, R.F.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Life Sciences
Journal Name:International Journal of Psychosomatics
Publisher:International Psychosomatics Institute

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