Controlling Stress and Tension

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-02-21
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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Key Benefit:Controlling Stress and Tensiontakes a multifaceted, holistic approach to stress management. The first part of the book discusses the stress problem and our potential for achieving solutions to it. The next chapters examine potential stress-producing elements in everyday life. The remainder of the book offers techniques for alleviating stress and tension. Personal journal activities and self-assessments placed throughout the book encourage readers to apply the concepts they have learned to themselves. Key Topics:Stress, Stressors and Stress Management, Systems That Control Stress Arousal, The Bodyrs"s Response to Stress, The Human Spirit, Stressful Emotions, Thoughts, and Beliefs, Patterns of Behavior, Demands and Expectations, Stress and the Human Environment Interaction, Stress in Relationships, The Stress of Terrorism and Trauma, Stress in the Workplace, Breathing and Relaxation, Muscle Relaxation, Autogenics and Visual Imagery, Yoga and Stretch-Relaxation, Meditation, Stress Reduction through Physical Activity, Your Personal Stress Management Plan Market:Intended for those interested in learning the basics of stress management.

Author Biography

Dorothy Dusek, PhD, has been professor at San Francisco State, Worcester State College, the University of Maryland, University of Utah, University of Wyoming, and Metropolitan State College in Denver. She has written over 30 books on the topics of nutrition, fitness, stress management, weight management, smoking cessation, health counseling, behavior change, communication, psychosomatic medicine, and others. She has a private counseling practice in Winter Park Colorado.


Daniel Girdano, PhD, has held the position of professor at the Universities of Maryland, Utah, Wyoming, Texas A & M, Boston University, and The Pennsylvania State University. He is currently professor and faculty mentor for Walden University. As director of the psychophysiology research laboratory at the University of Maryland he used research in biofeedback, counseling, and relaxation training to pioneer the comprehensive study of stress management. He has authored or co-authored 40 health and fitness textbooks and over 50 articles. 


George S. Everly, Jr., PhD, ABPP is Professor of Psychology, Loyola College in Maryland, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and a member of the Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Table of Contents

Stress, Stressors and Stress Managemen?
Systems That Control Stress Arousa?
The Body s Response to Stres?
The Human Spiri?
Stressful Emotions, Thoughts, and Belief?
Patterns of Behavio?
Demands and Expectation?
Stress and the Human Environment Interactio?
Stress in Relationship?
The Stress of Terrorism and Traum?
Stress in the Workplac?
Breathing and Relaxatio?
Muscle Relaxatio?
Autogenics and Visual Imager?
Yoga and Stretch-Relaxatio?
Meditation Stress Reduction through Physical Activit?
Your Personal Stress Management Plan
The World Wide Web
Ethical Perspectives on Pornography
Freedom of Expression
Children and the Web
Breaking Trust on the Internet
Internet Addiction
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property Rights
Protecting Intellectual Property
Fair Use
New Restrictions on Use
Peer-to-Peer Networks
Protections for Software
Open-Source Software
Legitimacy of Intellectual Property Protection for Software
Creative Commons
Perspectives on Privacy
Disclosing Information
Public Information
U.S. Legislation
Public Records
Covert Government Surveillance
U.S. Legislation Authorizing Wiretapping
Data Mining
Identity Theft
Computer and Network Security
Viruses, Worms, and Trojan Horses
Phreaks and Hackers
Denial-of-Service Attacks
Online Voting
Computer Reliability
Data-Entry or Data-Retrieval Errors
Software and Billing Errors
Notable Software System Failures
Computer Simulations
Software Engineering
Software Warranties
Professional Ethics
Is Software Engineering a Profession?
Software Engineering Code of Ethics
Analysis of the Code
Case Studies
Work and Wealth
Automation and Unemployment
Workplace Changes
The Digital Divide
The Winner-Take-All Society
Access to Public Colleges
Appendix A Plagiarism
System Physiology The Digestive System Exercise
Anatomy of the Digestive System Exercise 39A
Anatomy of the Urinary System Exercise 41A
Urinalysis The Reproductive System, Development, and Heredity
Anatomy of the Reproductive System Exercise
Physiology of Reproduction: Gametogenesis and the Female Cycles Exercise
Survey of Embryonic Development Exercise
Principles of Heredity Surface Anatomy Exercise
Surface Anatomy Roundup PhysioEx v
Computer Simulations Exercise 5B
Cell Transport Mechanisms and Permeability: Computer Simulation Exercise 6B
Histology Atlas and Review Supplement Exercise 16B
Skeletal Muscle Physiology: Computer Simulation Exercise 18B
Neurophysiology of Nerve Impulses: Computer Simulation Exercise 28B
Endocrine System Physiology: Computer Simulation Exercise 29B
Blood Analysis: Computer Simulation Exercise 33B
Cardiovascular Dynamics: Computer Simulation Exercise 34B
Frog Cardiovascular Physiology: Computer Simulation Exercise 35B
Serological Testing (Available only on the website) Exercise 37B
Respiratory System Mechanics: Computer Simulation Exercise 39B
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