Measuring stress in humans : a practical guide for the field /Published by : Cambridge University Press (Cambridge) Physical details: xii, 271 s. ISBN:9780521844796 (hbk.); 0-521-84479-7 (hbk.).
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Conducting a field study of stress: general principles -- Cultural dimensions of the stress process: measurement issues in fieldwork -- Measuring emotional and behavioral response -- Measuring hormonal variation in the sympathetic nervous system: catecholamines -- Measuring hormonal variation in the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis: cortisol -- Measuring physiological changes in the cardiovascular system: ambulatory blood pressure -- Measuring immune function: markers of cell-mediated immunity and inflammation in dried blood spots -- Measuring stress in special populations -- Study design and data analysis -- Protection of human subjects in stress research: an investigator's guide to the process -- Epilog: summary and future directions