Lazarus cognitive mediation theory

Cognitive Mediation theory Cognitive mediation theory proposed by American psychologist Richard Lazarus (1922-2002). Richard Lazarus attempts to explain how cognition, stress, and emotion interrelate to one another through the cognitive mediational theory of emotion. His theory focuses on the role of what he called “appraisal”. Read More …

Sources of Stress – Individual, Family, Society and Environment

What is Stress? Stress is a feeling of emotional or physical tension.  Lazarus and Launier (1978), regarded stress as a transaction between people and the environment. They described stress in terms of person–environment fit. For example – It is waiting to take a test when you are Read More …

What is Stress? its definitions, nature & types

Introduction of Stress Some 75 per cent of diseases are said to be stress related. For e.g., heart disease, hypertension, gastric ulcers, migraine, ulcerative colitis etc. People are spending lots of money to get tranquilizers prescription to relieve tension. Definitions of Stress Stress is a Read More …