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Comprehensive Stress Management

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9780072972405

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0072972408
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Pub. Date:
4/1/2005
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McGraw-Hill College
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Summary

Using an informal, anecdotal style, author Jerrold Greenberg helps you to understand the scientific foundations underlying stress in the Ninth Edition. He discusses the latest research findings on the physical, psychological, sociological, and spiritual aspects of stress, and covers appropriate coping skills to help you manage stress in everyday life. With this edition you can: Use laboratory assessment activities and exercises to relate concepts to your own life and to help identify coping strategies. The text is now perforated for easy removal of the labs, allowing you to easily develop your own stress portfolio. Explore new research findings about managing stress with humor in Chapter 7, spirituality and stress in Chapter 8, and helpful breathing exercises and the value of pets in managing stress in Chapter 12. Learn how to assist in decreasing stress levels in your community through "Getting Along in Your Community" boxes that show how to apply the chapter content to related community projects. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xvi
Scientific Foundationsp. 1
What Is Stress?p. 2
The Pioneersp. 3
Stress Theoryp. 6
Life-Events Theoryp. 6
Hardiness Theoryp. 7
Social Support Theoryp. 7
The Stressorp. 7
Stress Reactivityp. 8
Gender Differences in Reactivityp. 10
A Definition of Stressp. 10
Stress Management Goalsp. 10
The Way to Use This Bookp. 11
Your Personal Stress Profile and Activity Workbookp. 11
The Stress Portfoliop. 12
"Getting Involved in Your Community" Boxesp. 13
Summaryp. 15
Notesp. 16
Internet Resourcesp. 17
Stress Psychophysiologyp. 18
The Brainp. 18
The Endocrine Systemp. 21
The Autonomic Nervous Systemp. 24
The Cardiovascular Systemp. 26
The Gastrointestinal Systemp. 28
The Musclesp. 28
The Skinp. 29
Symptoms, Stress, and Youp. 30
Summaryp. 31
Notesp. 31
Internet Resourcesp. 32
How Much Do You Know About Stress Psychophysiology?p. 33
What Are Your Physiological Reactions to Stress?p. 34
Stress and Illness/Diseasep. 35
Hot Reactorsp. 35
Psychosomatic Diseasep. 35
Stress and the Immunological Systemp. 36
Stress and Serum Cholesterolp. 38
Specific Conditionsp. 39
Hypertensionp. 39
Strokep. 40
Coronary Heart Diseasep. 41
Ulcersp. 43
Migraine Headachesp. 43
Tension Headachesp. 45
Cancerp. 46
Allergies, Asthma, and Hay Feverp. 46
Rheumatoid Arthritisp. 48
Backachep. 48
TMJ Syndromep. 49
Posttraumatic Stress Disorderp. 49
Stress and Other Conditionsp. 52
Summaryp. 52
Notesp. 52
Internet Resourcesp. 55
General Applications: Life-Situation and Perception Interventionsp. 57
Interventionp. 58
A Model of Stressp. 58
Feedback Loops in the Stress Modelp. 60
Setting Up Roadblocksp. 60
Comprehensive Stress Managementp. 61
Eustress and the Modelp. 62
Taking Controlp. 63
Making a Commitmentp. 65
Summaryp. 67
Internet Resourcesp. 67
Life-Situation Interventions Intrapersonalp. 68
Eliminating Unnecessary Stressorsp. 68
Nutrition and Stressp. 70
Noise and Stressp. 77
Life Events and Stressp. 78
Hassles and Chronic Stressp. 80
Success Analysisp. 81
Summaryp. 83
Notesp. 83
Internet Resourcesp. 84
What Is Your Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR)?p. 85
What Stressful Events Do You Experience?p. 86
Are Your Life Events Unhealthy?p. 87
What Hassles Do You Encounter?p. 88
Life-Situation Interventions Interpersonalp. 89
Asserting Yourselfp. 89
Nonverbal Assertivenessp. 90
Verbal Assertivenessp. 91
Conflict Resolutionp. 92
Communicationp. 95
Nonverbal Communicationp. 95
Verbal Communicationp. 96
Time Managementp. 97
Assessing How You Spend Timep. 97
Setting Goalsp. 98
Prioritizingp. 98
Schedulingp. 99
Maximizing Your Rewardsp. 99
Saying Nop. 99
Delegatingp. 99
Evaluating Tasks Oncep. 99
Using the Circular Filep. 100
Limiting Interruptionsp. 100
Investing Timep. 100
Social Support Networkingp. 100
Summaryp. 103
Notesp. 103
Internet Resourcesp. 104
How Assertive Are You?p. 105
How Do You Resolve Conflicts?p. 106
How is Your Social Support?p. 107
Perception Interventionsp. 109
Selective Awarenessp. 109
Stop to Smell the Rosesp. 111
Perspective and Selective Awarenessp. 112
An Attitude of Gratitudep. 113
Humor and Stressp. 114
Type A Behavior Patternp. 115
Self-Esteemp. 118
Locus of Controlp. 119
Anxiety Managementp. 120
Test Anxietyp. 121
Trait and State Anxietyp. 121
Panic Disorderp. 121
Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder)p. 122
Specific Phobiasp. 123
Coping Techniquesp. 123
Hardinessp. 127
Summaryp. 128
Notesp. 128
Internet Resourcesp. 132
Are You a Type A?p. 133
How Is Your Self-Esteem?p. 134
How Is Your Physical Self-Esteem?p. 135
What Is Your Locus of Control?p. 136
What Is Your Level of Anxiety?p. 138
What Is Your Level of Test Anxiety?p. 139
What Is Your Level of Social Physique Anxiety?p. 140
Do You have Irrational Beliefs?p. 141
Spirituality and Stressp. 143
Spiritual Healthp. 143
Religion and Spiritualityp. 144
Spirituality and Healthp. 144
How Spirituality and Religion Affect Healthp. 145
Control Theoryp. 146
Social Support Theoryp. 147
Spirituality, Social Support, and Terrorismp. 147
Placebo Theoryp. 148
Forgiveness and Healthp. 148
Volunteerism as a Spiritual and Healthy Activityp. 149
Service-Learning: A Spiritual and Academic Activityp. 149
Closing Thoughts on Spirituality, Health, and Managing Stressp. 151
Summaryp. 153
Notesp. 153
Internet Resourcesp. 155
General Applications: Relaxation Techniquesp. 157
Meditationp. 158
What Is Meditation?p. 158
Types of Meditationp. 158
Benefits of Meditationp. 160
Physiological Effectsp. 160
Psychological Effectsp. 161
How to Meditatep. 161
Making Time for Meditationp. 163
Summaryp. 164
Notesp. 164
Internet Resourcesp. 166
Is Meditation for You?p. 167
Autogenic Training and Imageryp. 169
What Is Autogenic Training?p. 169
Benefits of Autogenic Trainingp. 170
Physiological Effectsp. 170
Psychological Effectsp. 170
How to Do Autogenic Trainingp. 171
Prerequisitesp. 171
Body Positionp. 171
Six Initial Stages of Autogenic Trainingp. 172
Imageryp. 173
An Autogenic Training Experiencep. 174
Summaryp. 176
Notesp. 177
Internet Resourcesp. 178
Is Autogenic Training for You?p. 179
Progressive Relaxationp. 181
Bracingp. 181
What Is Progressive Relaxation?p. 182
Benefits of Progressive Relaxationp. 183
Physiological Effectsp. 183
Psychological Effectsp. 183
How to Do Progressive Relaxationp. 183
Cues Identifying Tensionp. 184
Prerequisitesp. 184
Body Positionp. 184
Exercisesp. 185
Other Short Exercisesp. 189
Summaryp. 189
Notesp. 190
Internet Resourcesp. 191
Is Progressive Relaxation for You?p. 193
Other Relaxation Techniquesp. 195
Biofeedbackp. 195
Benefits of Biofeedbackp. 196
How to Relax Using Biofeedbackp. 198
How to Arrange for Biofeedback Trainingp. 199
Diaphragmatic Breathingp. 199
Body Scanningp. 200
Massage and Acupressurep. 201
Yoga and Stretchingp. 201
Repetitive Prayerp. 202
Quieting Reflexp. 202
Instant Calming Sequencep. 202
Mindfulnessp. 203
Music and Relaxationp. 203
Tai Chip. 204
Pets and Stressp. 205
Summaryp. 207
Notesp. 207
Internet Resourcesp. 211
General Applications: Physiological Arousal and Behavior Change Interventionsp. 213
Physiological Arousal Interventions Exercisep. 214
Exercise and Healthp. 215
Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercisep. 215
Physical Healthp. 216
Psychological Healthp. 217
Can Physical Fitness and Exercise Make You Smarter?p. 219
The Healthy Way to Exercisep. 220
Principles of Exercisep. 221
Intensity, Frequency, and Durationp. 222
Assessing Your Cardiorespiratory Fitnessp. 222
Starting an Exercise Programp. 222
How to Exercisep. 223
Do's and Don'tsp. 223
Competition and Enjoymentp. 224
Choosing an Exercise Programp. 225
Swimmingp. 225
Rope Jumpingp. 226
Bicyclingp. 226
Walkingp. 226
Joggingp. 227
Aerobic Dancep. 228
Low-Impact Aerobic Dancep. 229
Stretchingp. 230
Weight Trainingp. 230
Exercise and the Elderlyp. 230
Where to Get More Informationp. 231
Exercise-Keeping It Goingp. 235
Summaryp. 235
Notesp. 236
Internet Resourcesp. 237
Strategies for Decreasing Stressful Behaviorsp. 238
Health and Lifestyle Behaviorsp. 238
Health-Related Behavior Assessmentp. 238
Selected Lifestyle Behaviorsp. 238
Barriers to Actionp. 239
Locus of Controlp. 239
Methods for Decreasing Stressful Behaviorsp. 240
Self-Monitoringp. 240
Tailoringp. 240
Material Reinforcementp. 241
Social Reinforcementp. 241
Social Supportp. 242
Self-Contractingp. 242
Contracting with a Significant Otherp. 242
Shapingp. 243
Remindersp. 243
Self-Help Groupsp. 243
Professional Helpp. 243
Application of Behavior Change Techniquesp. 244
Example: Exercisep. 244
Behavior Change Theories and Stressp. 244
Stages of Change Theoryp. 245
Self-Efficacy Theoryp. 246
The Theory of Reasoned Action and the Theory of Planned Behaviorp. 247
Summaryp. 248
Notesp. 249
Internet Resourcesp. 250
Are Your Behaviors Healthy?p. 251
Are Your Lifestyle Behaviors Healthy?p. 253
What Are Your Barriers to Behaving Healthfully?p. 254
How Much Control Do You Have?p. 255
Diversity and Stressp. 257
"Minority" Definedp. 257
Positive Aspects of Minority Statusp. 258
An Introduction to the Descriptions of Problems Paced by Minoritiesp. 259
Stressors Challenging Minoritiesp. 260
Health Statusp. 261
National Health Objectives and Diversityp. 262
Infant Mortalityp. 263
Life Expectancyp. 264
Years of Potential Life Lostp. 264
High Blood Pressurep. 264
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)p. 265
Cancerp. 266
Mental Healthp. 266
Poverty and Educational Levelp. 266
Family Lifep. 267
Homelessnessp. 268
Family Structurep. 268
Age and Physical Disabilityp. 269
Eldersp. 269
People with Disabilitiesp. 270
Summaryp. 271
Notesp. 271
Internet Resourcesp. 273
Specific Applicationsp. 275
Occupational Stressp. 276
Occupational Stress Cyclep. 276
What Is Occupational Stress?p. 277
Why Is Occupational Stress of Concern?p. 278
Gender and Occupational Stressp. 282
Disease and Occupational Stressp. 282
Physiological Effectsp. 283
Disease Statesp. 283
Psychological Effectsp. 283
Occupational Stressorsp. 284
Lack of Participationp. 284
Role Problemsp. 284
Job Dissatisfactionp. 286
The Work Environmentp. 286
The Workaholicp. 286
Burnoutp. 289
Women and Work Outside the Homep. 290
Sexual Harassment at Workp. 292
Working in the Homep. 294
Interventionsp. 295
Life-Situation Interventionsp. 295
Perception Interventionsp. 295
Emotional Arousal Interventionsp. 296
Physiological Arousal Interventionsp. 296
Managing Occupational Stressp. 296
Summaryp. 297
Notesp. 298
Internet Resourcesp. 301
Do You Have Occupational Stress?p. 303
Are You a Workaholic?p. 304
Do You Have Burnout or Brownout?p. 305
Stress and the College Studentp. 307
The Younger College Studentp. 308
Lifestyle Changep. 308
Gradesp. 309
Course Overloadp. 309
Financesp. 310
Friendshipp. 311
Lovep. 312
Sexp. 312
HIV/AIDSp. 314
Other Sexually Transmitted Infectionsp. 316
Date Rapep. 316
Shynessp. 317
Jealousyp. 318
Breakupsp. 318
The Older College Studentp. 318
Career and Schoolp. 319
Family and Schoolp. 319
Self-Doubtp. 319
The Minority College Studentp. 320
Interventionsp. 321
Life-Situation Interventionsp. 321
Perception Interventionsp. 324
Emotional Arousal Interventionsp. 325
Physiological Arousal Interventionsp. 325
Summaryp. 326
Notesp. 326
Internet Resourcesp. 327
How Intimate Are Your Friendships?p. 329
What Type of Lover Are You?p. 331
Family Stressp. 333
The Familyp. 333
Needs Satisfied by the Familyp. 333
The Effective Familyp. 334
The Changing Familyp. 335
Marriagep. 336
Cohabitationp. 337
Divorcep. 337
Single-Parent Familiesp. 339
Gay and Lesbian Familiesp. 339
Family Stressorsp. 340
The Dual-Career Familyp. 341
Childrenp. 341
Family Planningp. 342
Adoptionp. 343
Mobilityp. 346
Violence: A Family Matterp. 346
Financial Stressorsp. 348
Other Stressorsp. 349
A Model of Family Stressp. 350
Interventionsp. 350
Life-Situation Interventionsp. 350
Financial Stress Interventionsp. 353
Perception Interventionsp. 354
Emotional Arousal Interventionsp. 356
Physiological Arousal Interventionsp. 356
Summaryp. 356
Notesp. 357
Internet Resourcesp. 358
Are You Ready for Marriage?p. 359
How Do You View Abortion?p. 360
Stress and the Elderlyp. 361
The Elderly: A Descriptionp. 362
Test of Knowledge About the Elderlyp. 362
Adjustment in the Later Yearsp. 363
Erik Erikson: Life Crisesp. 363
Robert Havighurst: Developmental Tasksp. 363
Positive Changep. 363
Exercise and the Elderlyp. 364
Retirementp. 365
Caregivingp. 366
Death and Dyingp. 368
Deathp. 368
Dyingp. 368
Griefp. 370
Interventionsp. 371
Life-Situation Interventionsp. 371
Perception Interventionsp. 373
Emotional Arousal Interventionsp. 375
Physiological Arousal Interventionsp. 376
Summaryp. 376
Notesp. 377
Internet Resourcesp. 378
What Are Your Attitudes Toward Death?p. 379
What Are Your Feelings About Death?p. 380
Epiloguep. 381
Appendixp. A-1
Stress Information Resources
Glossaryp. G-1
Selected Bibliographyp. B-1
Creditsp. C-1
Indexp. I-1
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