Holmes & Rahe (1967) created a social readjustment rating scale (SRRS), in which different life events result in different stress scores. Indeed, SRRS is one of the most well-known and researched measures of life event stress (Crandall, 1992). Continue reading
What is the relationship between the environment, behaviour and emotions? What kinds of environments will make us happy? Environmental psychologists try to answer this question. Continue reading
Acute stress is a highly adaptive response, but it may become chronic, and then we need to rethink the way we live.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a psychological disorder that might occur after someone has witnessed or experienced a traumatic event. Only a small number of people who have experienced a trauma actually develops PTSD. It is estimated that the majority of people have experienced at least one traumatic event by the age of 45. Continue reading