Poster Session
Issue Date: July 01, 2017
Published Online: August 07, 2017
Updated: June 13, 2018
Fight or Flight Versus Tend and Befriend Behavioral Response to Stress
Author Affiliations
  • Texas Woman’s University
Article Information
Complementary/Alternative Approaches / Mental Health / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   July 01, 2017
Fight or Flight Versus Tend and Befriend Behavioral Response to Stress
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505083. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO1127
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505083. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO1127
Abstract

Date Presented 3/30/2017

The long-established fight-or-flight response and a newer tend-and-befriend theory explain behavioral responses to stress. This mixed-methods study explored the hypothesized gender bias in stress response and proposes further research questions relevant to occupational therapy practice.

Primary Author and Speaker: Cynthia Evetts