Stress Research Institute

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Stress, Work, Health and Recovery is a leading research area at Stockholm University and part of the Faculty of Social Sciences. Through basic and applied research, working across disciplinary and methodological boundaries, the Stress Research Institute studies how individuals and groups are affected by different social environments with particular emphasis on the impacts to health and stress.


Why is it good to sleep in on weekends?

We asked Professor Torbjörn Åkerstedt of the Stress Research Institute at Stockholm University on his recent study related to sleep duration and mortality.


Stress Research Institute to be integrated with the Department of Psychology

The Stress Research Institute is set to become a part of the Department of Psychology effective 1 January 2020.

Loretta Platts

More elderly than expected are “unretiring”

New research has found that around one in four British retirees return to paid work or “unretire”, mostly within five years of retiring. Dr Loretta Platts at the Stress Research Institute is involved in this new study.


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