9780073529714

Coping With Stress in a Changing World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073529714

  • ISBN10:

    0073529710

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/31/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

Stress doesn't just happen. It is a dynamic process involving you, a potential stressor, and a specific environment and set of circumstances. Coping with Stress in a Changing World will teach you how to manage all three elements of this process. The book uses the very practical, easy-to-learn Five Rs of Coping Model to help you become more stress resistant. The Five RsRethink, Reduce, Relax, Release, and Reorganizewill empower you with a variety of strategies across five different levels of coping. Manage stressors with each strategy or in combination. These strategies alert you to potential stressors before they become full-blown stressors.

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
Rethinking the Big Picture
Rethinking the Little Picture
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
Epilogue
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