9780073138862

Comprehensive Stress Management with PowerWeb

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    9780073138862

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    007313886X

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-05-12
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

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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

Preface xvi
PART 1 SCIENTIFIC FOUNDATIONS
1(56)
What Is Stress?
2(16)
The Pioneers
3(3)
Stress Theory
6(1)
Life-Events Theory
6(1)
Hardiness Theory
7(1)
Social Support Theory
7(1)
The Stressor
7(1)
Stress Reactivity
8(2)
Gender Differences in Reactivity
10(1)
A Definition of Stress
10(1)
Stress Management Goals
10(1)
The Way to Use This Book
11(7)
Your Personal Stress Profile and Activity Workbook
11(1)
The Stress Portfolio
12(1)
``Getting Involved in Your Community'' Boxes
13(2)
Summary
15(1)
Notes
16(1)
Internet Resources
17(1)
Stress Psychophysiology
18(17)
The Brain
18(3)
The Endocrine System
21(3)
The Autonomic Nervous System
24(2)
The Cardiovascular System
26(2)
The Gastrointestinal System
28(1)
The Muscles
28(1)
The Skin
29(1)
Symptoms, Stress, and You
30(5)
Summary
31(1)
Notes
31(1)
Internet Resources
32(1)
Lab Assessment 2.1 How Much Do You Know About Stress Psychophysiology?
33(1)
Lab Assessment 2.2 What Are Your Physiological Reactions to Stress?
34(1)
Stress and Illness/Disease
35(22)
Hot Reactors
35(1)
Psychosomatic Disease
35(1)
Stress and the Immunological System
36(2)
Stress and Serum Cholesterol
38(1)
Specific Conditions
39(10)
Hypertension
39(1)
Stroke
40(1)
Coronary Heart Disease
41(2)
Ulcers
43(1)
Migraine Headaches
43(2)
Tension Headaches
45(1)
Cancer
46(1)
Allergies, Asthma, and Hay Fever
46(2)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
48(1)
Backache
48(1)
TMJ Syndrome
49(1)
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
49(3)
Stress and Other Conditions
52(5)
Summary
52(1)
Notes
52(3)
Internet Resources
55(2)
PART 2 GENERAL APPLICATIONS Life-Situation and Perception Interventions
57(100)
Intervention
58(1)
A Model of Stress
58(2)
Feedback Loops in the Stress Model
60(1)
Setting Up Roadblocks
60(1)
Comprehensive Stress Management
61(1)
Eustress and the Model
62(1)
Taking Control
63(2)
Making a Commitment
65(3)
Summary
67(1)
Internet Resources
67(1)
Life-Situation Interventions Intrapersonal
68(21)
Eliminating Unnecessary Stressors
68(2)
Nutrition and Stress
70(7)
Noise and Stress
77(1)
Life Events and Stress
78(2)
Hassles and Chronic Stress
80(1)
Success Analysis
81(8)
Summary
83(1)
Notes
83(1)
Internet Resources
84(1)
Lab Assessment 5.1 What Is Your Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR)?
85(1)
Lab Assessment 5.2 What Stressful Events Do You Experience?
86(1)
Lab Assessment 5.3 Are Your Life Events Unhealthy?
87(1)
Lab Assessment 5.4 What Hassles Do You Encounter?
88(1)
Life-Situation Interventions Interpersonal
89(20)
Asserting Yourself
89(3)
Nonverbal Assertiveness
90(1)
Verbal Assertiveness
91(1)
Conflict Resolution
92(3)
Communication
95(2)
Nonverbal Communication
95(1)
Verbal Communication
96(1)
Time Management
97(3)
Assessing How You Spend Time
97(1)
Setting Goals
98(1)
Prioritizing
98(1)
Scheduling
99(1)
Maximizing Your Rewards
99(1)
Saying No
99(1)
Delegating
99(1)
Evaluating Tasks Once
99(1)
Using the Circular File
100(1)
Limiting Interruptions
100(1)
Investing Time
100(1)
Social Support Networking
100(9)
Summary
103(1)
Notes
103(1)
Internet Resources
104(1)
Lab Assessment 6.1 How Assertive Are You?
105(1)
Lab Assessment 6.2 How Do You Resolve Conflicts?
106(1)
Lab Assessment 6.3 How Is Your Social Support?
107(2)
Perception Interventions
109(34)
Selective Awareness
109(2)
Stop to Smell the Roses
111(1)
Perspective and Selective Awareness
112(1)
An Attitude of Gratitude
113(1)
Humor and Stress
114(1)
Type A Behavior Pattern
115(3)
Self-Esteem
118(1)
Locus of Control
119(1)
Anxiety Management
120(7)
Test Anxiety
121(1)
Trait and State Anxiety
121(1)
Panic Disorder
121(1)
Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder)
122(1)
Specific Phobias
123(1)
Coping Techniques
123(4)
Hardiness
127(16)
Summary
128(1)
Notes
128(4)
Internet Resources
132(1)
Lab Assessment 7.1 Are You a Type A?
133(1)
Lab Assessment 7.2 How Is Your Self-Esteem?
134(1)
Lab Assessment 7.3 How Is Your Physical Self-Esteem?
135(1)
Lab Assessment 7.4 What Is Your Locus of Control?
136(2)
Lab Assessment 7.5 What Is Your Level of Anxiety?
138(1)
Lab Assessment 7.6 What Is Your Level of Test Anxiety?
139(1)
Lab Assessment 7.7 What Is Your Level of Social Physique Anxiety?
140(1)
Lab Assessment 7.8 Do You have Irrational Beliefs?
141(2)
Spirituality and Stress
143(14)
Spiritual Health
143(1)
Religion and Spirituality
144(1)
Spirituality and Health
144(1)
How Spirituality and Religion Affect Health
145(3)
Control Theory
146(1)
Social Support Theory
147(1)
Spirituality, Social Support, and Terrorism
147(1)
Placebo Theory
148(1)
Forgiveness and Health
148(1)
Volunteerism as a Spiritual and Healthy Activity
149(2)
Service-Learning: A Spiritual and Academic Activity
149(2)
Closing Thoughts on Spirituality, Health, and Managing Stress
151(6)
Summary
153(1)
Notes
153(2)
Internet Resources
155(2)
PART 3 GENERAL APPLICATIONS Relaxation Techniques
157(56)
Meditation
158(11)
What Is Meditation?
158(1)
Types of Meditation
158(2)
Benefits of Meditation
160(1)
Physiological Effects
160(1)
Psychological Effects
161(1)
How to Meditate
161(2)
Making Time for Meditation
163(6)
Summary
164(1)
Notes
164(2)
Internet Resources
166(1)
Lab Assessment 9.1 Is Meditation for You?
167(2)
Autogenic Training and Imagery
169(12)
What Is Autogenic Training?
169(1)
Benefits of Autogenic Training
170(1)
Physiological Effects
170(1)
Psychological Effects
170(1)
How to Do Autogenic Training
171(2)
Prerequisites
171(1)
Body Position
171(1)
Six Initial Stages of Autogenic Training
172(1)
Imagery
173(1)
An Autogenic Training Experience
174(7)
Summary
176(1)
Notes
177(1)
Internet Resources
178(1)
Lab Assessment 10.1 Is Autogenic Training for You?
179(2)
Progressive Relaxation
181(14)
Bracing
181(1)
What Is Progressive Relaxation?
182(1)
Benefits of Progressive Relaxation
183(1)
Physiological Effects
183(1)
Psychological Effects
183(1)
How to Do Progressive Relaxation
183(6)
Cues Identifying Tension
184(1)
Prerequisites
184(1)
Body Position
184(1)
Exercises
185(4)
Other Short Exercises
189(1)
Summary
189(1)
Notes
190(1)
Internet Resources
191(2)
Lab Assessment 11.1 Is Progressive Relaxation for You?
193(2)
Other Relaxation Techniques
195(18)
Biofeedback
195(4)
Benefits of Biofeedback
196(2)
How to Relax Using Biofeedback
198(1)
How to Arrange for Biofeedback Training
199(1)
Diaphragmatic Breathing
199(1)
Body Scanning
200(1)
Massage and Acupressure
201(1)
Yoga and Stretching
201(1)
Repetitive Prayer
202(1)
Quieting Reflex
202(1)
Instant Calming Sequence
202(1)
Mindfulness
203(1)
Music and Relaxation
203(1)
Tai Chi
204(1)
Pets and Stress
205(8)
Summary
207(1)
Notes
207(4)
Internet Resources
211(2)
PART 4 GENERAL APPLICATIONS Physiological Arousal and Behavior Change Interventions
213(62)
Physiological Arousal Interventions Exercise
214(24)
Exercise and Health
215(5)
Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise
215(1)
Physical Health
216(1)
Psychological Health
217(2)
Can Physical Fitness and Exercise Make You Smarter?
219(1)
The Healthy Way to Exercise
220(1)
Principles of Exercise
221(1)
Intensity, Frequency, and Duration
222(1)
Assessing Your Cardiorespiratory Fitness
222(1)
Starting an Exercise Program
222(3)
How to Exercise
223(1)
Do's and Don'ts
223(1)
Competition and Enjoyment
224(1)
Choosing an Exercise Program
225(5)
Swimming
225(1)
Rope Jumping
226(1)
Bicycling
226(1)
Walking
226(1)
Jogging
227(1)
Aerobic Dance
228(1)
Low-Impact Aerobic Dance
229(1)
Stretching
230(1)
Weight Training
230(1)
Exercise and the Elderly
230(1)
Where to Get More Information
231(4)
Exercise---Keeping It Going
235(3)
Summary
235(1)
Notes
236(1)
Internet Resources
237(1)
Strategies for Decreasing Stressful Behaviors
238(19)
Health and Lifestyle Behaviors
238(1)
Health-Related Behavior Assessment
238(1)
Selected Lifestyle Behaviors
238(1)
Barriers to Action
239(1)
Locus of Control
239(1)
Methods for Decreasing Stressful Behaviors
240(4)
Self-Monitoring
240(1)
Tailoring
240(1)
Material Reinforcement
241(1)
Social Reinforcement
241(1)
Social Support
242(1)
Self-Contracting
242(1)
Contracting with a Significant Other
242(1)
Shaping
243(1)
Reminders
243(1)
Self-Help Groups
243(1)
Professional Help
243(1)
Application of Behavior Change Techniques
244(1)
Example: Exercise
244(1)
Behavior Change Theories and Stress
244(13)
Stages of Change Theory
245(1)
Self-Efficacy Theory
246(1)
The Theory of Reasoned Action and the Theory of Planned Behavior
247(1)
Summary
248(1)
Notes
249(1)
Internet Resources
250(1)
Lab Assessment 14.1 Are Your Behaviors Healthy?
251(2)
Lab Assessment 14.2 Are Your Lifestyle Behaviors Healthy?
253(1)
Lab Assessment 14.3 What Are Your Barriers to Behaving Healthfully?
254(1)
Lab Assessment 14.4 How Much Control Do You Have?
255(2)
Diversity and Stress
257(18)
``Minority'' Defined
257(4)
Positive Aspects of Minority Status
258(1)
An Introduction to the Descriptions of Problems Faced by Minorities
259(1)
Stressors Challenging Minorities
260(1)
Health Status
261(5)
National Health Objectives and Diversity
262(1)
Infant Mortality
263(1)
Life Expectancy
264(1)
Years of Potential Life Lost
264(1)
High Blood Pressure
264(1)
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
265(1)
Cancer
266(1)
Mental Health
266(1)
Poverty and Educational Level
266(1)
Family Life
267(2)
Homelessness
268(1)
Family Structure
268(1)
Age and Physical Disability
269(6)
Elders
269(1)
People with Disabilities
270(1)
Summary
271(1)
Notes
271(2)
Internet Resources
273(2)
PART 5 SPECIFIC APPLICATIONS
275(106)
Occupational Stress
276(31)
Occupational Stress Cycle
276(1)
What Is Occupational Stress?
277(1)
Why Is Occupational Stress of Concern?
278(4)
Gender and Occupational Stress
282(1)
Disease and Occupational Stress
282(2)
Physiological Effects
283(1)
Disease States
283(1)
Psychological Effects
283(1)
Occupational Stressors
284(2)
Lack of Participation
284(1)
Role Problems
284(2)
Job Dissatisfaction
286(1)
The Work Environment
286(1)
The Workaholic
286(3)
Burnout
289(1)
Women and Work Outside the Home
290(2)
Sexual Harassment at Work
292(2)
Working in the Home
294(1)
Interventions
295(1)
Life-Situation Interventions
295(1)
Perception Interventions
295(1)
Emotional Arousal Interventions
296(1)
Physiological Arousal Interventions
296(1)
Managing Occupational Stress
296(11)
Summary
297(1)
Notes
298(3)
Internet Resources
301(2)
Lab Assessment 16.1 Do You Have Occupational Stress?
303(1)
Lab Assessment 16.2 Are You a Workaholic?
304(1)
Lab Assessment 16.3 Do You Have Burnout or Brownout?
305(2)
Stress and the College Student
307(26)
The Younger College Student
308(6)
Lifestyle Change
308(1)
Grades
309(1)
Course Overload
309(1)
Finances
310(1)
Friendship
311(1)
Love
312(1)
Sex
312(2)
HIV/AIDS
314(4)
Other Sexually Transmitted Infections
316(1)
Date Rape
316(1)
Shyness
317(1)
Jealousy
318(1)
Breakups
318(1)
The Older College Student
318(2)
Career and School
319(1)
Family and School
319(1)
Self-Doubt
319(1)
The Minority College Student
320(1)
Interventions
321(12)
Life-Situation Interventions
321(3)
Perception Interventions
324(1)
Emotional Arousal Interventions
325(1)
Physiological Arousal Interventions
325(1)
Summary
326(1)
Notes
326(1)
Internet Resources
327(2)
Lab Assessment 17.1 How Intimate Are Your Friendships?
329(2)
Lab Assessment 17.2 What Type of Lover Are You?
331(2)
Family Stress
333(28)
The Family
333(3)
Needs Satisfied by the Family
333(1)
The Effective Family
334(1)
The Changing Family
335(1)
Marriage
336(1)
Cohabitation
337(1)
Divorce
337(2)
Single-Parent Families
339(1)
Gay and Lesbian Families
339(1)
Family Stressors
340(10)
The Dual-Career Family
341(1)
Children
341(1)
Family Planning
342(1)
Adoption
343(3)
Mobility
346(1)
Violence: A Family Matter
346(2)
Financial Stressors
348(1)
Other Stressors
349(1)
A Model of Family Stress
350(1)
Interventions
350(11)
Life-Situation Interventions
350(3)
Financial Stress Interventions
353(1)
Perception Interventions
354(2)
Emotional Arousal Interventions
356(1)
Physiological Arousal Interventions
356(1)
Summary
356(1)
Notes
357(1)
Internet Resources
358(1)
Lab Assessment 18.1 Are You Ready for Marriage?
359(1)
Lab Assessment 18.2 How Do You View Abortion?
360(1)
Stress and the Elderly
361(20)
The Elderly: A Description
362(1)
Test of Knowledge About the Elderly
362(1)
Adjustment in the Later Years
363(1)
Erik Erikson: Life Crises
363(1)
Robert Havighurst: Developmental Tasks
363(1)
Positive Change
363(1)
Exercise and the Elderly
364(1)
Retirement
365(1)
Caregiving
366(2)
Death and Dying
368(2)
Death
368(1)
Dying
368(2)
Grief
370(1)
Interventions
371(10)
Life-Situation Interventions
371(2)
Perception Interventions
373(2)
Emotional Arousal Interventions
375(1)
Physiological Arousal Interventions
376(1)
Summary
376(1)
Notes
377(1)
Internet Resources
378(1)
Lab Assessment 19.1 What Are Your Attitudes Toward Death?
379(1)
Lab Assessment 19.2 What Are Your Feelings About Death?
380(1)
Epilogue 381(1)
Appendix Stress Information Resources 1(1)
Glossary 1(1)
Selected Bibliography 1(1)
Credits 1(1)
Index 1

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