The 31st conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR) took place in Galway, Ireland, from 4 to 6 August, 2010. The conference was hosted by the Centre for Research on Occupational and Life Stress (CROLS) at the National University of Ireland, Galway.
With its focus on processes relating to stress, anxiety, depression, coping, conflict, social cohesion, mental health, ergonomics, psychosomatics, therapeutics, education, and psychophysiology, STAR 2010 provided a unique opportunity for behavioral, social, and health scientists from right across the world.
The Annual Conference of STAR (the Stress and Anxiety Research Society) is one of the most prestigious world conferences focusing on research into stress, anxiety, and related phenomena. The themes of the conference related to a wide range of conceptual and applied topics of both perennial and contemporary significance. As well as a strong emphasis on applied and experimental research in stress and anxiety psychology, STAR conferences also focus on social, political, and policy-related aspects of major world events, such as terrorism, global warming, and the worldwide economic recession. STAR 2010 also incorporated a sequence of cutting-edge keynote addresses from leading figures in world psychology, as well as pre-conference workshops, exhibitions, and social activities … [CLICK FOR MORE]