CRACOW, JULY 12-14, 1999

All conference sessions and registration will take place at the Institute of Physics,
Jagiellonian University , Reymonta Street 4, KrakŰw

Lunches will be served in the restaurant "KRAKUS", Reymonta Street 15
SUNDAY, July 11
16.00 - 20.00 Registration
17.00 - 18.00 STAR Board meeting
18.00 Informal Get Together - Cafe "Ratuszowa", Main Market Square
MONDAY, July 12
8.00 - 18.00 Registration
9.00 - 9.30 Opening Ceremony
9.30 - 10.15 Presidential Address (A 1) - room 005
Stevan Hobfoll (USA)
Chair: Christine Schwarzer (Germany)
10.15 - 11.00 Keynote address (A 2) - room 005
Charles D. Spielberger, Twenty years of the STAR
Chair: Reinhard Pekrun (Germany)
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 - 12.15 Keynote Address (A 3) - room 005
J.Strelau, Temperament and stress (Poland)
Chair: Irena Heszen-Niejodek (Poland)
12.15 - 13.00 Interactive Poster Sessions P 1

Poster Session P 1.1. - main hall
Stress and Health
Chair: Kazimierz Wrzesniewski (Poland)
  1. Ivan Sarm·ny-Schuller & Viola Zl·malov· (Slovakia): Temperament as a factor of coping with chronic disease.
  2. Halina Wawrzynowicz, Barbara Jugowar & Maria Skommer (Poland): Illness behaviours and coping strategies in chronic disease patients
  3. Dorota Wlodarczyk (Poland): Cognitive stress appraisal and emotional state in patients after myocardial infarction.
  4. Adriana Baban (Romania): Psychological factors and ways of coping with the acute stress of cardiac surgery.
  5. Jan Tylka (Poland): Expressions of anxiety in patients with myocardial infarction and gastric ulcer.
  6. Nina Oginska-Bulik & Jolanta Chanduszko-Salska (Poland): Coping with stress in women with overweight and obesity.
  7. Pawel Izdebski & Bodan Zurawski (Poland): Dynamics of personality changes in patients with diagnosis of disseminated malignant melanoma and clear carcinoma of the kidney during chemotherapeutic and interferon alfa treatment.
  8. Zygfryd Juczynski & Nina Oginska-Bulik (Poland): Coping with illness and quality of life in women with breast cancer.
  9. Roberto Rojas-Salcedo & Martin Hautzinger (Germany): A comparison between the effects of a psychotherapeutical program and a sportprogram on the improvement of the quality of life in HIV positive people
  10. Judora J. Spangengerg & Marian E. Campbell (South Africa): Anxiety, depression and coping strategies in recently detoxified alcoholics
  11. A. Parizek, L. Hess, H. Knotkova, K. Npuzova & H Vinglerova (Czech Republic): Maternal and fetal stress during delivery

Poster Session P 1.2. - main hall
Stress in Adolescents
Chair: Eric Depreeuw (Belgium)
  1. W. A. Chiker & E. A. Perepech (Russia): Coping behaviour during adolescence.
  2. Lubomir Palenik (Slovakia): Sense of humour and related coping resources in adolescents
  3. Luba Medvedova (Slovakia): Coping strategies and personality factors in early adolescence
  4. Domnica Petrova (Romania): Coping strategies and their relationship to health habits and health risk behaviors in adolescents.
  5. Zofia Dolega (Poland): Development of autonomy in adolescence and feeling of loneliness.
  6. Anna Bokszczanin (Poland): The influence of home loss on well-being of children and adolescents after the flood in Opole 1997.
  7. Maria Borysewicz-Lewicka, Barbara Jugowar, Elzbieta Borowicz-Andrzejewska & Bogna Struglinska (Poland): Coping with stress in dental treatment of children.
  8. Leszek Szewczyk, Anna Szewczyk & Daniel Witkowski (Poland): Emotional disturbances and catecholaminergic activity in adolescents.
  9. E. Koubekova (Slovakia): Inter-sexual differences in adjustation of physically handicapped children.
  10. Andrea Bizanc (Hungary): Floor-ball player, and physically active 13-20-year-old blind males' anxiety examination.
  11. Michelle Dumont (Canada): Depression, social support, self-esteem and coping at the adolescence

Poster Session P 1.3. - main hall
Economic Stress
Chair: Joachim St–ber (Germany)
  1. Natalia. E. Vodopianova (Russia): Survival strategies in period of Russia's political and economical crisis
  2. Natalia E. Vodopianova & Elena S. Startchenkova (Russia): Financial crisis in Russia and psychological stress among students.
  3. Tomas Kovac (Slovakia): Creativity and coping with economic stress in university students.
  4. Jyoti Verma (India): Coping with stress: A case of those who have very little.
  5. Maria Tikhomirova (Russia): Psychological symptoms of unemployment stress
  6. Regina Berezovskaya (Russia): Stress of unemployment and supportive group work
  7. M. G. Husain (India): Anxiety and acculturation among technical and non-technical workers.
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 14.45 Keynote Address (A 4)
R. Schwarzer & Ch. Forster, Emotional well-being after chemical exposure: depression, anxiety and quality of life
Chair: Esther Greenglass (Canada)
15.00 - 16.30 Parallel Sessions and Symposiums S1

Symposium S 1.1. - room 055
Making a Figure out of Ground: Coping in Communal
Chair: Krys Kaniasty (Poland)
  • Stevan Hobfoll (USA) & Barbara R. Sarason (USA) Renee F. Lyons (Canada), Kristin D. Mickelson (USA), Michael J .L. Sullivan (Canada), & James C. Coyne (USA): Coping as communal process
  • James C. Coyne & Melissa W. Racioppo (USA): Communal coping and the illusions of an individualistic stress and coping paradigm
  • Stephen J. Lepore (USA): Disclosing personal tragedies: The costs and benefits of opening up
  • Krys Kaniasty (Poland) & Fran H. Norris (USA): Altruistic communities and antagonized communities: Social support exchanges following natural disasters

Paper Session S 1.2. - room 057
Individual Differences in Stress and Coping
Chair: Moshe Zeidner (Israel)
  • Irena Heszen-Niejodek (Poland): Coping style: A need of including personal variables into studies of coping
  • Kazimierz Wrzesniewski (Poland): Cognitive appraisal and coping with somatic disease: Some theoretical and methodological issues
  • Yoram Bar-Tal (Israel): The effect of cognitive structuring on the stress process effects on stress and coping
  • Pagona Roussi (Greece): The relationship between flexibility, distress, and experimental intelligence.
  • Yasar Ozbay, Mustafa Koc, Mehmet Palanci, Hikmet Yazici & Ramazan Abaci (Turkey): The effects of control appraisal and gender on coping with daily stress
  • Andre Hahn & Matthias Jerusalem (Germany): Worry and emotionality as predictors of fear and danger control processes
16.30 - 17.00 Coffee break
17.00-18.30 Parallel Sessions or Symposiums S2

Roundtable Discussion S 2.1. - room 055
Roundtable Issues of Social Support and Coping Research in the Federal Republic of Germany
Chair: Christine Schwarzer (Germany)
  • Claudia G”rtner & Christine Schwarzer (Germany): Psychosocial components in CVA: Does lesion location influence the development of helplessness and the perception and satisfaction with social support?
  • Dirk Weimar & Christine Schwarzer (Germany): Stress in the workplace by taxi drivers
  • Petra Buchwald & Christine Schwarzer (Germany): Interpersonal trust, dyadic coping and coping behavior in oral exams

Paper Session S 2.2. - room 057
Stress and Mental Health
Chair: Haliki Rimm (Estonia)
  • Sevda Bulduk & Sevim Cesur (Turkey): Learned helplessness effect on moral reasoning
  • Richard Ahlstr–m (Sweden) & Juhani Julkunen (Finland): Vulnerability to stress in extreme economical hardship
  • Anna Maria Giannini & Paolo Bonaiuto (Italy): Behavioural patterns, defence mechanisms and other features of people with flying phobia
  • Helena Sek & Tomasz Pasikowski (Poland): Life-stress among students in different socio-economic conditions (1988-1998)
  • Michael Lloyd (Australia): Psychological determinants of performance under frustration
  • Jonathan Shatil (Israel): Mental immunity and the 'ugly duckling phenomenon'
  • Saburo Iwawaki (Japan) & Ivan Sarm·ny-Schuller (Slovakia): Cross-cultural (Japan-Slovakia) comparison of some aspects of sleeping patterns and anxiety
19.00 - 20.30 Welcome Reception - Collegium Maius, Jagiellonian University, Jagiellonska Street 15
TUESDAY, July 13
8.45 - 9.30 Keynote Address (A 5) - room 055
Ulf Dimberg (Sweden): Emotions and facial expression in EMG research
Chair: Tytus Sosnowski (Poland)
9.30 - 11.00 Parallel Sessions or Symposiums S3

Symposium S 3.1. - room 055
Psychosocial Adjustment in Illness
Chair: Kathleen Moore (Australia)
  • Erica Frydenberg & Ramon Lewis (Australia): Academic and general wellbeing: The relationship with coping
  • Kyum Koo Chon (Korea): Mode of anger expression, standard of anger expression, and marital satisfaction in patients with CHD and their spouses
  • Kathleen A. Moore, Robert M. Jones, & Peter Angus (Australia): Psychosocial adjustment to orthotopic liver transplantation
  • Esther R. Greenglass & Ronald J. Burke (Canada): Nursing units, hospital restructuring and psychological effects on nurses

Paper Session S 3.2. - room 057
Occupational Stress
Chair: Bohdan Dudek (Poland)
  • James L. Marais (South Africa): Occupational stress in principals, teachers and clerical workers in South Africa.
  • Willy Lens & Els Gheldof (Belgium): Burnout among high school teachers as a function of their motivational goal orientation
  • Zbigniew Zaleski & Michal Janson (Poland): Future anxiety and use of power strategies by supervisors
  • Sylvia von Mackensen & Matthias Morfeld (Germany): The sick-building-syndrome - How coping influences the wellbeing and health-related quality of life of office workers.
  • John W. Hinton, Richard F. Burton & Alyson Wells (Scotland): Work-stress related to 'unwinding' in university academics.
  • Dorota Merecz (Poland): The assessment of big five personality factors and temperament domains as modifiers of the cardiovascular response to occupational stress
  • Larry Rosen & Michelle Weil (USA) Y2K survey shows Americans are concerned about potential problems.
  • Georgiy V. Korobeynikov (Ukraine): Psychophysiological mechanisms of occupational stress in elderly workers
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 - 12.15 Keynote Address (A 6) - room 055
Irwin Sarason (USA): Stress, cognitive interference and memory
Chair: Helen Sek (Poland)

Poster Session P 2.1. - main hall
Occupational Stress
Chair: Jack Gebart-Eaglemont (Australia)
  1. Larry D. Rosen & Michelle M. Weil (USA): TechnoStress in Corporate America
  2. Hulya Karaguven (Turkey): Anxiety levels of textile workers
  3. Bohdan Dudek, Malgorzata Waszkowska, Wojciech Hanke & Maria Szymczak (Poland): The objective and subjective measurement of work-related psychosocial factors and the workers health
  4. Wim Chr. Klein, Annemarie J. M. Smith & Johan Stevens (The Netherlands): Workstress and burnout in trauma therapists
  5. Uli Sann (Germany): Job conditions and health of teachers
  6. Alicja M. Maurer (Poland) Developmental theories based training with teachers as a way of decrising their estime and social anxiety
  7. Betina Piko (Hungary): Occupational stress among nurses in Hungary
  8. Parvaneh Mohammad-Khani &Asghar Dadkhah (Iran) Job stress & Job satisfaction in welfare organization psychologists
  9. Lech Wisniewski & Richard Gargiulo (USA): A Model of professional burnout for special educators: occupational complexity-occupational stress-strain-and outcomes

Poster Session P 2.2. - main hall
Stress and Educational Process I
Chair: Adriana Baban (Romania)
  1. Valentina McInerney (Australia): Computer anxiety among 800 university students: Faculty differences in training courses
  2. Valentina McInerney (Australia): Investigation of computer anxiety within four university faculties: An application of the computer anxiety and learning measure (CALM)
  3. Phyllisann Maguire (USA): The assessment of anxiety regarding the use and abuse of personal information residing on and available via the Internet
  4. Emine Erktin & Zeynep Cigdem Kucuk (Turkey): Effectiveness of a math anxiety reduction program for Turkish seventh grade students
  5. Kwok S. Wong & Wai. H. Cheuk (Hong Kong): The impact of being spurned and self-esteem on teacher burnout
  6. Sema Unal (Turkey): Indictors of professional stress in teachers and coping attitudes
  7. Margarita Markoviene (Lithuania): School anxiety of primary school children with different levels of academic achievement
  8. Zbigniew Zaleski & Anna Cycon (Poland): Future time perspective and psychological well-being
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 14.45 Keynote Address (A 7) - room 055
Moshe Zeidner (Israel): Stress and coping during ballistic missile attack: Israeli field data
Chair: Wladyslaw Losiak (Poland)

Roundtable Discussion S 4.1. - room 055
What does Type A Behavior Pattern Really Mean?
Chair: Esther Greenglass (Canada)
  • Ronald J. Burke (Canada)
  • Liisa Kaltikangas-Jarvinen (Finland)
  • Deborah Kirby Forgays (USA)
  • Kazimierz Wrzesniewski (Poland)

Paper Session S 4.2. - room 057
Stress and Educational Process
Chair: Emine Erktin (Turkey)
  • Ingrid K. Nielsen & Kathleen A. Moore (Australia): A social cognitive model of statistics anxiety
  • Fadia Nasser & Amin Yossif (Israel): Statistics anxiety: Structure and relationship to mathematics anxiety, attitudes toward mathematics and statistics, motivation and achievement in an introductory statistics course
  • Sue Ralph, Marie Brown & Ivy Brember (United Kingdom): Gender differences in stress for PGCE students (trainee teachers) during teaching practice at the University of Manchester
  • Nic J. Vreken (South Africa): The communication apprehension (CA) of secondary school students and student teachers in the Republic of South Africa
  • Eric Depreeuw & Willy Lens (Belgium): Active and passive test anxious students (still) behave differently: An analysis of their time perspective
  • R. Abaci & M. Kalkan (Turkey): The correlation between teacher's pupil control ideology and burnout
  • Raimo Rajala (Finland): Action and thinking strategies: Mediating and interacting effects in goal accomplishment and psychic well-being among student teachers
16.30 - 17.00 Coffee break

Paper Session S 5.1. - room 055
Stress and Physical Illness
Chair: Deborah Kirby Forgays
  • Janusz Bejnarowicz (Poland): Differentiation of socioeconomic processes and their health consequences during the transition period in Central and Eastern Europe.
  • Halliki Rimm (Estonia): An impact of negative affectivity and self-efficacy on coping with stress-related illness
  • Kari Kvaal (Norway), Jurate Macijauskiene (Lithuania) & Knut Laake (Norway): Symptoms of anxiety in elderly patients with chronic chest disorders Cecilia Cheng (Hong Kong): Trait anxiety and coping behaviours of individuals with gastrointestinal disorders
  • Edda Simeoni (Australia): Infertility in the age of the new reproductive technologies: An exploration of personal stress and public anxiety about family creation
  • Ahmad Ghanizadeh & Jamshid Ahmadi (Iran) The Motivation For Substance Use Among Addicts Of Shiraz Self-identified Cente.

Paper Session S 5.2. - room 057
Assessment of Stress and Coping
Chair: Ivan Sarm·ny-Schuller (Slovakia)
  • Esther Greenglass (Canada), Ralf Schwarzer (Germany), Dagmara Jakubiec (Canada), Lisa Fiksenbaum (Canada) & Steffen Taubert (Germany): The proactive coping inventory (PCI): A theory-guided multidimensional instrument
  • Pagona Roussi & Eleni Vassilaki (Greece): Adaptation of the strategic approach to coping scale to the Greek population
  • Anna Laura Comunian (Italy): The Italian adaptation of the strategic approach of coping scale (SACS)
  • Wai H. Cheuk & Kwok S. Wong (Hong Kong): Validating of a spurning scale for teachers
  • KornČl Sipos, Katalin Kudar, Kl·ra Bejek & L·szlo Toth (Hungary): Standardisation and validation of the Hungarian Competitive State Anxiety Inventory-2 (CSAI-2) of Martens et al. (1990)
20.00 Conference Dinner - Restaurant "Krew i Roza", Grodzka Street 9
9.30 - 11.00 Presidential Symposium (S 6) - room 055
States of the Art in Stress and Anxiety Research
Organizer and chair: Stevan Hobfoll (USA)
Ralf Schwarzer (Germany): Stress and health
Reinhard Pekrun (Germany): Stress and educational settings
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

Symposium S 7. 1. - room 055
Experience, Expression, and Management of Anger and Hostility.
Chair: Esther R. Greenglass (Canada)
  • Charles.D. Spielberger (USA), D. Kirby Forgays & Kira Birditt (USA): Getting even: is indirect the preferred anger expression
  • Aron W. Siegman, Steven Boyle, Ichiro Kawachi, Laura D. Kubzansky & David Sparrow (USA): The AHA syndrome and coronary heart disease
  • Juhani Julkunen, & Paivi Hietanen (Finland): Cynical distrust and coping with cancer
  • Ephrem Fernandez (USA): Resolution of Anger: Effect of event characteristics and individual actions
  • Lisa Fiksenbaum & Esther R. Greenglass (Canada): Effect of social support on hostility: Implications for hostility management

Paper Session S 7.2. - room 057
Stress and Physical Performance
Chair: Paolo Bonaiuto (Italy)
  • Peter Feher (Hungary): 9-12 year-old football player boys' psychological examination for talent selection in the UTE Football School.
  • Laszlo Toth (Hungary): Comparison of anxiety level and running endurance of 13-14-year-old school children
  • Valeria Biassi, Paolo Bonaiuto, Anna Maria Giannini & Elisabetta Chiappero (Italy): Further studies on defence mechanisms, lifestyles and motives differentiating dancers, athletes and sedentary people
  • Gershon Tenenbaum (Australia): Coping with physically stressful experiences: A cognitive-social perspective.
  • Vilen Vardanyan (Armenia): Objectivation of the observation method by study of the athletes state.
  • Ludmila Badalyan & Anahit Stepanyan (Armenia): Specific psychological appeid attendance in sport.

Paper Session S 7.3. - room 056
Stress and Anxiety
Chair: Wolfgang Sch–npflug (Germany)
  • Wladyslaw Losiak (Poland): Anxiety and coping in anxiety inducing situations
  • Dana Yagil (Israel): Practice makes perfect: Drivers' emotions during apprehension for a traffic violation and their relationship with previous apprehensions
  • Tytus Sosnowski (Poland): We do what we can
  • Jack Gebart-Eaglemont (Australia): Stress and acculturation in three ethnically different groups of Australian immigrants
  • Maja Lis-Turlejska (Poland): Relation between effective ways of coping with post-traumatic stress and different kinds of family support among concentration camp survivors
  • Aleksandra Luszczynska-Cieslak (Poland): Effects of coping styles and sense of coherence on anxiety and PTSD in raped women.

Poster Session P 3.1. - main hall
Psychophysiological Aspects of Stress
Chair: Volker Hoddap (Germany)
  • Antonio Cano-Vindel & Juan Jose Miguel-Tobal (Spain): Anxiety,anger and cardiovascular reactivity.
  • John W. Hinton, Richard. F. Burton & Katharine A. Russell (Scotland): Anxiety and psychological stress relate to peripheral vasoconstrictive startle response.
  • Linda H. Lee & Dennis Hocevar (USA): Gender and blood type difference in test anxiety.
  • Karol Mausch (Poland): The main trends of the researches in psychoneuroimmunology.
  • Andrzej R. Kuczmierczyk & K. Palmer (England): Symptom Reporting in Hay Fever: The Role of Psychological Factors
  • M. Yu. Makarchuk, T. V. Kutsenko & T. Nikitovich (Ukraine): Estimation of anxiety level of students by the indices of heart rate variability and EEG during the rest.
  • Katalin Kudar & KornČl Sipos (Hungary): Relationships among BFQ, CPI, STPI and CSAI-2 results at right-handed male and female PE students.
  • S. Bulduk, A. Aksoy, ÷. Tataroglu, N. Erten, S. Cesur & R. Canbeyli (Turkey): Effect of tone stress on learned despair in wistar rats.
  • Oliver Stoll (Germany): Physical Activity and Mental Health: Results of four field studies

Poster Session P 3.2. - main hall
Stress and Anxiety
Chair: Zbigniew Zaleski (Poland)
  • Yasar Ozbay, Mustafa Koc & Bulent Sahin (Turkey): The effects of cognitive restructuring intervention on social anxiety with different levels of automatic thoughts.
  • Belgin Aydin (Turkey): The sources of foreign language anxiety in speaking and writing classses.
  • Helena Wrona-Polanska (Poland): Styles of coping with stress in relation to the sense of coherence and health.
  • Georgiy V. Korobeynikov (Ukraine): Sense of coherence and well-being as a reflection of anxiety.
  • Blazej Szymura & Zofia Wodniecka (Poland): The effects of neuroticism on cognitive functioning.
  • Aleksandra Gruszka (Poland): Relationships between neuroticism and the attentional mechanism of cognitive inhibition.
  • Jadwiga Wronska (Poland): Disgust and related emotions.
  • F. Javier PČrez-Pareja, Carmen Borr·s Sansaloni, Alfonso Palmer Pol & Berta Cajal Blasco (Baleares): Anxiety and depression. A comparative study between women and men.
  • Hector Gonzalez-Ordi & Juan Jose Miguel-Tobal (Spain): The measurement of suggestibility: Issues and prospects.
  • C. N. Daftuar (India): Current Trend in Stress Research in India
  • A. N. Romanin, A. N., Grossmann, A. L., Petrushin, V. I. & Romanina, E. V (Russia). Some directions of research on stress and anxiety

Poster Session P 3.3. - main hall
Stress and Educational Process II
Chair: Willy Lens (Belgium)
  • Hale Bayram & Ayla Gurdal (Turkey): Stress on the science teachers
  • Ozana Ural (Turkey): A longitudinal study: Future-oriented vocational anxiety differences in freshman and senior years university students
  • Rose A. Feldman (Israel): Should technophobia be considered when giving tasks that involve the use of computers?
  • Victor N. Karandashev (Russia): Teaching stress coping knowledge and skills to school and university students
  • Ella Kulakova (Russia): The hypnotic suggestion as a method of psychoregulation in the sport
13.45 - 14.30 Business Meeting
14.30 - 15.30 Lunch
The 21st International Conference of the
Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR)
will be held in Bratislava, Slovak Republic
July 20-22, 2000
contact and information:
Dr. Ivan Sarm·ny-Schuller
Institute of Experimental Psychology
Dubravska 9
SK-81364 Bratislava
Ph: -421 7 594 13 229
Fax: -421 7 547 75 584