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Title: Stress Management Techniques
Alternative title / Subtitle: evidence-based procedures that reduce stress and promote health
Authors: Βάρβογλη, Λίζα
Δαρβίρη, Χριστίνα
Item type: Conference publication
Keywords: Άγχος;Τεχνικές διαχείρισης του στρες;Εφαρμοσμένες τεχνικές;Stress;Stress management techniques;Evidence-based techniques
Subjects: Stress management
Issue Date: 15-Jul-2014
Jun-2011
Date of availability: 14-Jul-2014
Publisher: Μαρβάκη, Χριστίνα
Abstract: Purpose: According to the World Health Organization, stress is a significant problem of our times and affects both physical as well as the mental health of people. Stress is defined as a situation where the organism‘s homeostasis is threatened or the organism perceives a situation as threatening. Stress coping methods are the cognitive, behavioral and psychological efforts to deal with stress. Method: After a thorough literature review in major databases (MEDLINE, Scopus, Science Direct) the following techniques were identified and are presented and briefly discussed here: progressive muscle relaxation, autogenic training, relaxation response, biofeedback, emotional freedom technique, guided imagery, diaphragmatic breathing, transcendental meditation, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based stress reduction and emotional freedom technique. Conclusion: These are all evidence-based techniques, easy to learn and practice, with good results in individuals with good health or with a disease.
Description: Review
Language: English
Citation: Varvogli, L., Darviri, C.. (2010). Stress Management Techniques: evidence-based procedures that reduce stress and promote health. "Health Science Journal". 5 (2), 74-89.
Journal: Health Science Journal
Type of Journal: With a review process (peer review)
Access scheme: Publicly accessible
License: Αναφορά Δημιουργού-Μη Εμπορική Χρήση-Όχι Παράγωγα Έργα 3.0 Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11400/1281
Appears in Collections:Τόμος 5, τεύχος 2 (Απρ. - Ιουν. 2011)

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