Dolbier, Christyn Lisette,
Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Texas at Austin, 2000. / Vita. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 207-217). Available also in a digital version from Dissertation Abstracts.
Skilbeck, Kelly Johanne.
Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Sydney, 2009. / Title from title screen (viewed June 1, 2009) Submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy to the Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine. Degree awarded 2009; thesis submitted 2008. Third "a" in "GABAA" on t.p. is a subscript. Includes bibliography. Also available in print form.
The Effect of Machine Pacing of Simulated Inspection Tasks on Physiological and Psychological Stress ReactionsRoll, Norma 09 1900 (has links) (PDF)
University of Central Florida College of Arts and Sciences Thesis / The purpose of this study was to obtain data on the impact of machine-paced industrial inspectin tasks upon workers. Psychological and physiological stress reaction measures were gathered from subjects under simulated work conditions. Typical stress indicators such as heart rate, electromyograph readings, temperature, and psychological stress scales comprised the raw data. After being subjected to statistical analysis, results and conclusions will be discussed in order to gain knowledge and insight as to the stress reactions of the machine-paced inspectin worker, and to provide implications for further research. / Includes abstract. Thesis (M.S.) - University of Central Florida, Orlando, 1981. Bibliography: leaves -54. / M.S. / Masters / Arts and Sciences / Industrial Psychology / 54 p. / viii, 54 leaves, bound : ill. ; 28 cm.
Mattone, John Steven
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University of Central Florida College of Social Sciences Thesis / The main purpose of the present study was to determine empirically whether differences in perceived role conflict, role ambiguity, and Type A proclivities are associated with differences in perceived psychosomatic dysfunction. Moreover, an ancillary purpose of the present study was to determine whether differences in perceived job performace were associated with Type A-B tendencies and perceived role conflict and ambiguity. Data for 72 workers from all levels of two types of organizations (i.e., citizen protection and health) were obtained. All workers completed a role conflict and ambiguity measure, a 15-item self-report index of psychosomatic dysfunction, a 7-poimt measure of job performance, and the Jenkins Activity Survey (Form C) which was designed to tap the Type A behavior pattern. On the basis of their health reports, workers were classified into one of the following two groups: (a) psychosomatic, and (2) "no" psychosomatic. In order to identify whether differences in vectors, comprised of measures or role conflict, role ambiguity, and Type A-B behavior, existed among the two health groups, a discriminant function analysis was used. The only function extracted resulted in a Wilks' lambda of .8625 (p<.01). Moreover, Type A-B behavior and role conflict were found to contribute .798 and .201 to unit variance, respectively. In order to determine whether differences in perceived job performace were associated with Type A-B tendencies and perceived role conflict and ambiguity, two 3 x 2 fixed effects ANOVAs were performed. Significant main effects were found for role conflict (p<.005) and Type A-B behavior (p<.05). Neither interaction term proved significant. In sum, the results indicate that differences in perceived stress, as defined by role conflict, and Type A proclivities are associated with differences in perceived psychosomatic dysfunction. Moreover, Type B persons' perceptions concerning their own job performance are more favorable than Type A persons' perceptions concerning their own job performance, and this holds regardless of the perceived intensity of the stressor. Finally, persons under perceived "moderate" levels of stressor intensity were found to have significantly more favorable perceptions concerning their own job performance, than those who were under either perceived "low" or "high" levels of stressor intensity. This relationship help regardless of Type A or Type B proclivities. / Includes abstract. Thesis (M.S.) - University of Central Florida. Bibliography : leaves 57-61. / M.S. / Masters / Social Sciences / Industrial Psychology / 61 p. / v, 61 leaves
The influence of discouragement, anxiety and anger on pain : an examination of the role of endogenous opioids /Frew, Ashley. January 2004 (has links)
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Murdoch University, 2004. / Thesis submitted to the Division of Health Sciences. Bibliography: leaves 351-376.
Influence of prenatal stress on behavioral, endocrine, and cytokine responses to adult endotoxin exposureKohman, Rachel Ann. January 2007 (has links) (PDF)
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Texas Christian University, 2007. / Title from dissertation title page (viewed Sept. 11, 2007). Includes abstract. Includes bibliographical references.
Porcelli, Anthony J.
Thesis (Ph. D.)--Rutgers University, 2009. / "Graduate Program in Psychology." Includes bibliographical references (p. 102-115).
The effects of social support and affiliation during the anticipation and recall of stressful events /Glynn, Laura M. January 1998 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of California, San Diego, 1998. / Vita. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 89-95).
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Erwin, Thomas E.
Thesis (M.A.)--Texas State University--San Marcos, 2009. / Vita. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 45-50). Also available on microfilm.
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