Effect of a Group Meditation Process on Perceived Stress and Coping Strategies in a Prison Context

filed under a- Edición 2020, Volumen 39, Nº 1.

María Nazareth Mora-Arias, Lízbeth Solano-Alpízar, Bradly Marín-Picado, Jorge Esteban Prado-Calderón Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica   Abstract Because privation of liberty in jail aff ects health, a group meditation process with prisoners was implemented at the Jorge Arturo Montero Castro Institutional Care Center, in Costa Rica, to help cope with imprisonment. Due to gaps… Read more »

Stress, Anger, and Anxiety Management through REBT in Patients with Arterial Hypertension

filed under h- Edición 2010, Volume 29, N° 43.

Federico Holst Schumacher Diego Quirós Morales Universidad de Iberoamérica, Costa Rica Abstract Hypertension is one of the disorders with the highest incidence worldwide; it is recommended that the psychosocial factors that influence it be managed. In this project we evaluated the implementation of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) on the levels of hypertension, stress, anger,… Read more »

Factors Related to Workplace Stress among Costa Rican Correctional Officers

filed under a- Edición 2017, Volúmen 36, N° 1.

Tatiana María Blanco-Álvarez, MSc., Megan A. Thoen, Ph.D. Texas Tech University, Estados Unidos de América   Abstract The aim of this study was to establish whether a sample of correctional officers in Costa Rica experience workplace stress and if workplace stress is related to the presence of stress, depression, anxiety, burnout and other various personal… Read more »