A Psychobiological Framework for Research on Human Stress and Coping

  • Marianne Frankenhaeuser
Part of the The Plenum Series on Stress and Coping book series (SSSO)


This chapter is based on research carried out in the author’s laboratory during the past decades. The central theme is the experimental study of how environmental factors influence human health and behavior. Special attention is given to the health hazards associated with demands on human adaptation to the rapid rate of change in modern society. The approach is multidisciplinary, focusing on the dynamics of stressful person-environment interactions, viewed from social, psychological, and biological perspectives.


Personal Control Psychosomatic Medicine Decision Latitude Psychological Demand Human Stress 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marianne Frankenhaeuser
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  1. 1.Psychology Division, Department of Psychiatry and PsychologyKarolinska InstitutetStockholmSweden

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