Methods for Stress Assessment: A Review

Authors(4) :-Anuradha Kumari, Vivek Sharma, Neelam Rup Prakash, Jagjit S. Randhawa

This review of the literature gives information about stress and its adverse effects on physical and mental health of an individual. Stress is ever-present universal feature of life. It causes many health problems like heart diseases, digestion problem, sleep problem and depression. Psychological scale like, Effort-Reward imbalance scale (ERI), Depression, Anxiety Stress Scale (DASS), Occupational Stress Index (OSI), Perceived Stress Sale (PSS) are used to infer stress in terms of behavioral change. Various physiological parameters that can be used to monitor stress are Heart Rate (HR), Galvanic Skin Response (GSR) and Electroencephalography (EEG). However, HR and GSR showed the 99.5% of stress detection accuracy. Moreover methods have also been indentified for the prevention of stress at workplace.

Authors and Affiliations

Anuradha Kumari
M.E. Scholar, Industrial Design Engineering, PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh, Punjab, India
Vivek Sharma
Ph.D, Industrial design Engineering, PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh, Punjab, India
Neelam Rup Prakash
Professor, Electronics and Communication Engineering, PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh, Punjab, India
Jagjit S. Randhawa
Assistant Professor, Production and Industrial Engineering, PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh, Punjab, India

Stress, Physiological Parameters, Heart Rate, Blood Pressure, Psychological Scale, GSR, HR, EEG, DASS, OSI, PSS, ERI, APA.

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Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 3 | May-June 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-06-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 761-764
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1623191
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Anuradha Kumari, Vivek Sharma, Neelam Rup Prakash, Jagjit S. Randhawa, " Methods for Stress Assessment: A Review, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp.761-764, May-June-2016.
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