Trier social stress test

Procedure used to induce stress in human research participants / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Trier social stress test (TSST) is a laboratory procedure used to reliably induce stress in human research participants. It is a combination of procedures that were previously known to induce stress, but previous procedures did not do so reliably. It was created in 1993 at the University of Trier by Clemens Kirschbaum and colleagues.[1]

Sketch of the administration of the Trier social stress test