Stress measurement in less than one minute

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110 pages
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 English
Drawing on the scholarly writings of the late professor Richard S. Lazarus, the book presents the development of the Emotional Stress Reaction Questionnaire (ESRQ).
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Gerry Larsson is a registered psychologist and professor of psychology. He is a former vice president and acting president of the Swedish National Defence College. Mainly in the areas of stress and leadership, he has published more than 120 journal articles, 80 books or chapters in books and close to...

Gerry Larsson is a registered psychologist and professor of psychology. He is a former vice president and acting president of the Swedish National Defence College. Mainly in the areas of stress and leadership, he has published more than 120 journal articles, 80 books or chapters in books and close to...

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Drawing on the scholarly writings of the late professor Richard S. Lazarus, the book presents the development of the Emotional Stress Reaction Questionnaire (ESRQ). With this tool, psychological stress can be measured in less than one minute! The first part of the book presents the development of the ESRQ, its theoretical foundation and psychometric properties. The second part illustrates how the instrument can be used in personal coaching focusing on stress management.

  1. Introduction
  2. Tell me how you feel and I will tell you what you think
    1. Appraisal and coping processes
    2. Complicating circumstances
    3. Stress
  3. Antecedent conditions
    1. Individual antecedent conditions
    2. Contextual antecedent conditions
    3. An illustration - antecedents of leadership
  4. Stress and performance
    1. Summary
  5. From theory to a measurement tool: Development of the Emotional Stress Reaction Questionnaire
    1. Selection of items
    2. Response scale
    3. Administration of the ESRQ
  6. Interpretation of ESRQ results
    1. Theoretical measurement considerations
    2. Practical measurement considerations related to the ESRQ
  7. Two additional forms of the ESRQ
    1. ESRQ-Moral stress
    2. Measurement of moral stress
    3. ESRQ-Care
  8. Empirical findings
    1. Method
    2. Results
    3. Discussion
  9. Thoughts on future use of the ESRQ
    1. Research suggestions
    2. Suggestions applicable to research as well as to practical interventions
    3. Practical clinical and coaching suggestions
  10. Stress management coaching
    1. Initial comments on coaching
    2. A general framework for stress management interventions
  11. Practical tools
    1. Life story line
    2. Relationship map
    3. External and internal stressors
    4. Cognitive coping patterns
    5. Stress reactions
  12. A not so ordinary teachers’ seminar
  13. Applying the stress theory to the three teachers
    1. Teacher 1: Eric
    2. Teachers 2 and 3: Lily and Elizabeth
  14. Final remarks
  15. References
That's great, very easy to learn from.
June 11, 2015 at 7:10 AM
Very helpful. It offers assistance in allowing you to assess your stress level and manage it.
August 14, 2013 at 5:01 AM
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