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What does TSST stand for?

TSST stands for Trier Social Stress Test


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To find out how can people reap the benefits of being stressed without being overwhelmed by dread, Jamieson and co-authors Matthew Nock, of Harvard University and Wendy Berry Mendes of the University of California in San Francisco, turned to the Trier Social Stress Test.
In the first study, 14 subjects with BPD and 13 normal controls received intranasal oxytocin shortly before completing the Trier Social Stress Test, an experimental paradigm in which test subjects both anticipate and perform publicspeaking and serial-subtraction tasks in front of a panel.
Participants completed the Trier Social Stress Test (TSST), and serum cortisol (CORT) and plasma adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) were measured in blood samples collected during and after the stress test.
The beneficial effect of penile-vaginal intercourse on systolic blood pressure in the Trier Social Stress Test is apparently more pronounced than any other intervention, including whether the subjects smoke or have a family history of hypertension; whether they're using ACE inhibitors, [beta]-blockers, or oral contraceptives; or whether they exercise, are depressed, or are in marital distress, he said.
To measure each group's inflammatory response to stress, the researchers then asked them to undergo a laboratory role-play called the Trier Social Stress Test, in which they had to appear before a panel of "judges" and both speak about their qualifications for their job and then count backward from a number by 13s.
In the test, the researchers examined the salivary cortisol response in 97 university students via the Trier Social Stress Test (TSST) devised at Trier University in Germany.