The role of activity in anticipating and confronting stressful situations.

@article{Gal1975TheRO,
  title={The role of activity in anticipating and confronting stressful situations.},
  author={Rivka Gal and Richard S. Lazarus},
  journal={Journal of human stress},
  year={1975},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={4-20}
}
This paper is an analytical review of studies comparing stress reactions in threatening situations during which the person can or cannot take action. The studies reviewed were conducted mainly in real-life situations and involved diverse forms of coping activities under various conditions of danger and distress. To achieve a better understanding of the effect of activity on stress reactions, several distinctions are made: between various types of stress reactions; between various indices and… CONTINUE READING