The Effect of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (C.B.T.) on Stress- A Review
Keywords:Stress, Anxiety, CBT, PSS, AWST.
AbstractPrevalence of Stress is common condition affecting 60- 90% general population. Stress is the behavioral response unable to cope with mental or emotional pressure and physical tension. It affects day time cognitive functioning, psychological behavior, personality alterations and quality of life. The questionnaires are designed based on various factors on the basis of pre-data gathered, like daily hassles/ threats, happiness scale, perception of the present and the future by an individual, personality traits, depressive life events and so on. These questionnaires with certain scoring methods can assess the degree of stress involved with root cause analysis. The Perceived stress scale (PSS) and Ardell wellness stress test (AWST) for measuring and treating Stress without medicinal interventions with the help of C.B.T. economically.
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