The role of stress mindset in shaping cognitive, emotional, and physiological responses to challenging and threatening stress

@article{Crum2017TheRO,
  title={The role of stress mindset in shaping cognitive, emotional, and physiological responses to challenging and threatening stress},
  author={Alia J Crum and Modupe Akinola and Ashley Martin and Sean Fath},
  journal={Anxiety, Stress, \& Coping},
  year={2017},
  volume={30},
  pages={379 - 395}
}
ABSTRACT Background and objectives: Prior research suggests that altering situation-specific evaluations of stress as challenging versus threatening can improve responses to stress. The aim of the current study was to explore whether cognitive, physiological and affective stress responses can be altered independent of situation-specific evaluations by changing individuals’ mindsets about the nature of stress in general. Design: Using a 2 × 2 design, we experimentally manipulated stress mindset… Expand

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