9780073026602

Coping With Stress in a Changing World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073026602

  • ISBN10:

    0073026603

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/30/2006
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Practical, thorough, and student-friendly, this text empowers readers to take control of their lives by recognizing stressors and implementing effective strategies to combat them.

Table of Contents

Stress & Wellness
What is Stress?
The Emotional and Intellectual Basis of Stress
The Environmental and Occupational Basis of Stress
The Social and Spiritual Basis of Stress
The Physical Basis of Stress
The Effects of Stress on the Body and Mind
The Five Rs of Coping with Stress
Rethink: Changing the Way You View Things
Reduce: Finding Your Optimal Level of Stimulation
Relax: Using Relaxation Techniques to Offset the Effects of Stress
Release: Using Physical Activity to Dissipate the Effects of Stress
Reorganize: Becoming More Stress-Resistant by Improving Your Health
Stress: A Developmental Perspective
Childhood and Adolescent Stress
Young Adulthood: Relationships, College, and Other Challenges
Stress in Adulthood and Older Adulthood
Epilogue
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