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Stress management techniques: evidence-based procedures that reduce stress and promote health

  title={Stress management techniques: evidence-based procedures that reduce stress and promote health},
  author={Liza Varvogli and Christina Darviri},
  journal={Health science journal},
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… 

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    Australian journal of primary health
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