Comprehensive Stress Management

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  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-12-03
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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This engaging and easy-to-read text helps students identify, understand, and combat the stressors that most affect their lives. In an informal, anecdotal style, author Jerrold Greenberg discusses the latest research findings on the physical, psychological, sociological, and spiritual aspects of stress, as well as the appropriate coping skills.

Table of Contents

Part 1 : Scientific Foundations

1: What is Stress?

2: Stress Psychophysiology

3: Stress and Illness/Disease

Part 2: General Applications: Life Situation and Perception Interventions

4: Intervention

5: Life-Situation Interventions: Intrapersonal

6: Life-Situation Interventions: Interpersonal

7: Perception Interventions

8: Spirituality and Stress

Part 3: General Applications: Relaxation Techniques

9: Meditation

10: Autogenic Training, Progressive Relaxation and, Imagery

11: Other Relaxation Techniques

Part 4:General Applications: Physiological Arousal and Behavior Change Interventions

12: Physiological Arousal Interventions

13: Strategies for Decreasing Stressful Behaviors

14: Diversity and Stress

Part 5: Specific Applications

15: Occupational Stress

16: Stress and the College Student

17: Family Stress

18: Stress and Older Adults

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