Stress Management

Definition of Stress Management

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1. An applied force or system of forces that tends to strain or deform a body. 2. A mentally or emotionally disruptive or upsetting condition occurring in response to adverse external influences and capable of affecting physical health, usually characterized by increased heart rate, a rise in blood pressure, muscular tension, irritability, and depression. 3. A state of extreme difficulty, pressure, or strain.

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This section is designed as a jumping-off point. We've "spotlighted" just a few medical studies on stress management to introduce you to the nature and diversity of the research. Consider it a springboard to the RESEARCH area.



The heart of the portal. Search the Natural Standard, Cochrane and PubMed databases - and the search engine TRIP - for clinical studies about stress management's impact on numerous health issues.

Clinical Trials


Investigate the clinical trials currently underway for stress management. Where they're being conducted around the world - which health conditions are being studied - and how to get involved.