Living Room Logic – Irish Science Podcast


Stress: Why some suffer and others COPE w/ Dr Samantha Dockray

Season 4, Ep. 37

What makes one persons bad day, another persons trauma? This week we go through the extraordinarily complex concepts which are as complex as any individual but Dr Samantha Dockray breaks it down.

Dr. Samantha Dockray is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Applied Psychology, University College Cork. Her key interests relate to the application of psychobiological models of behaviour and emotions, including diatheses-stress frameworks to understand adolescent health and development. Samantha has a particular interest in how puberty contributes to health, as well as in stress and allostatic load in adolescents. Samantha's research and other activities are described at

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