Research Guide: Stress and Health

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Academic Search Premier

This general database contains articles on stress, health, physiology, psychology, and other related topics.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

This database offers articles for patients and consumers and can be used to locate articles about the health effects of stress.


This general medical database offers access to thousands of articles the relationship between stress and physical health.


Created by the American Psychological Association, this full text database contains thousands of articles about stress management, the psychological impact of stress, and related topics.


This psychology database can be used to locate articles about the impact of stress on mental health.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

This psychology database contains articles on the psychological effects of stress, stress management, and more.

Web Resources

MedlinePlus: Stress

MedlinePlus is a very useful, very accurate online encyclopedia of health topics and directory of health resources. Their entry on stress not only discusses the causes of stress, but also how people can cope with it and the impact of stress on mental and physical health.

Stress Management

Created by the Mayo Clinic, this portal offers a wealth of information on stress management, as well as multiple reports on the health effects of stress.

Stress Resources

Developed by, this site contains links to numerous studies on the effects of stress on the health of college students.

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