References for Stress Reduction: A Pillar of Lifestyle Medicine

    These sources were referred to in my May 2022 presentation. 

    Ballou, S., Gray, S., & Palsson, O. S. (2020). Validation of the Pandemic Emotional Impact Scale. Brain, behavior, & immunity - health, 9, 100161.

    Blackburn, E. Lin, J., Dhabhar, F., Adler, N., Morrow, J. & Cawthon, R. (2005). Accelerated Telomere Shortening in Response to Life Stress. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 101.

    Brown, J. & Wong, J. (2017, June 6) How gratitude changes you and your brain. Greater Good Magazine.

    Buric, I., Farias, M., Jong, J., Mee, C., Brazil, I. (2017). What is the Molecular Signature of Mind–Body Interventions? A Systematic Review of Gene Expression Changes Induced by Meditation and Related Practices. Frontiers in Immunology, 8

    Goliszek, A. (2014, November 12). How stress affects the immune system: Using mind-body therapies to keep stress from making us sick. Psychology Today.

    Greenberg, M. (2012, August 12). How to prevent stress from shrinking your brain: Learn how to preserve brain power when you’re stressed. Psychology Today

    Mitchell, M. (2013, March 29). Dr. Herbert Benson’s relaxation response: Learn to counteract the physiological effects of stress. Psychology Today

    Taylor, S. Landry, C.A., Paluszek, M.M., Fergus, T.A.,  McKay, D. & Asmundson, G.J.G. (2020). Development and initial validation of the COVID Stress Scales, Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 72

    Yaribeygi, H. Panahi, Y., Sahraei, H. , Johnston, T.P. & Sahebkar, A. (2017). The impact of stress on body function: A review. Experimental & Clinical Sciences Journal, 16  doi: 10.17179/excli2017-480

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