Measuring stress in humans : a practical guide for the field [E-Book] / edited by Gillian H. Ice and Gary D. James.
Ice, Gillan H., (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007
1 online resource (xii, 271 pages)
Cambridge studies in biological and evolutionary anthropology ; 49
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Table of Contents:
  • Pt. I. General principles. Conducting a field study of stress: general principles / Gillian H. Ice and Gary D. James
  • Pt. II. Measuring stress responses. Cultural dimensions of the stress process: measurement issues in fieldwork / William W. Dressler
  • Measuring emotional and behavioral response / Gillian H. Ice
  • Measuring hormonal variation in the sympathetic nervous system: catecholamines / Daniel E. Brown
  • Measuring hormonal variation in the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis: cortisol / Tessa M. Pollard and Gillian H. Ice
  • Measuring physiological changes in the cardiovascular system: ambulatory blood pressure / Gary D. James
  • Measuring immune function: markers of cell-mediated immunity and inflammation in dried blood spots / Thomas w. McDade
  • Pt. III. Practical issues in studying stress. Measuring stress in special populations / Sharon R. Williams
  • Study design and data analysis / Gary D. James and Gillian H. Ice
  • Protection of human subjects in stress research: an investigator's guide to the process / Gary D. James and Gillian H. Ice
  • Epilog: summary and future directions / Gary D. James and Gillian H. Ice.