Utah State University Extension
Stress is a universally-experienced phenomenon. Although there are myriad causes, the methods of effectively managing the stress are generally the same. Why do these strategies work though? This fact sheet addresses this question, citing what research has found about why these commonly suggested stress management strategies work. They are divided into physical, mental, and social categories of stress relievers.
Viveros, Jennifer and Schramm, David G., "Why Stress Management Strategies Work" (2018). All Current Publications. Paper 1909.