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Stress Measurement Meeting

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 to Thursday, February 3, 2011

The Stress Measurement Meeting held on February 2nd and 3rd, 2011, at the University of California, San Francisco, brought together speakers from several disciplines, including psychology, epidemiology, economics, gerontology, and population health to consider best approaches to psychosocial stress measurement for population based surveys of aging. The workshop participants presented research spanning laboratory to population health studies of stress. Discussion sessions and working groups extended these findings to identify the most important aspects of stress and how to measure them. A workshop report is available here.