Project Details

Psychobiology of Adaptation to Examination Stress: A Longitudinal Analysis

No studies have investigated the temporal dynamics of physiological stress response, namely cortisol, in adapting to and recovering from examination stress. This study aims to investigate the prospective patterns of salivary cortisol and its associations with coping resources and adjustment outcomes in undergraduate students before, during, and after examination.

Commencement Date : 2011/4
Completion Date : 2012/4
Chief Investigator(s) : Dr HOU, Wai Kai 侯維佳 [CPH,PS]
Co-Investigator(s) : Tang, Joey Chung Yee *
Keyword(s) : Examination Stress   Adjustment Over Time   Mindfulness   Positive Affect   Salivary Cortisol  

*Investigator from an outside institution/organization

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