Chapter 4. The Work of Richard Lazarus

  1. Cary L. Cooper and
  2. Philip Dewe

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774755.ch4

Stress: A Brief History

Stress: A Brief History

How to Cite

Cooper, C. L. and Dewe, P. (2004) The Work of Richard Lazarus, in Stress: A Brief History, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774755.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405107440

Online ISBN: 9780470774755



  • Richard Lazarus;
  • research scholars;
  • stress research;
  • psychological stress;
  • Cognitive mediation


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Beginnings

  • The Berkeley Stress and Coping Project

  • A Historical Look at Appraisal

  • The Nature of Appraisals and the Debate that Followed

  • Lazarus and the Process View of Coping

  • Ways of Coping Questionnaire

  • Lazarus and Emotions

  • Summary