Practical Stress Management : A Comprehensive Workbook for Managing Change and Promoting Health

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-03-13
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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Key Message:Practical Stress Managementis a focused, personal, worksheet-based book that combines theory and principles with hands-on exercises to help readers manage the negative impact of stress in their lives. TheFifth Editionhas been revised to include pre-test and post-test assessment to focus a broad range of topics and to rate readersrs" personal stress level and stress coping skills. As a practical tool for recognizing and preventing stress, the action-oriented approach enables readers to make personal change through self-reflection and behavior change techniques. Key Topics: Understanding Stress, Enhancing Awareness About Managing Stress, Relaxation, Effective Communication, Managing Anger and Resolving Conflicts, Coping with Anxiety, Eating Behaviors for Healthy Lifestyles, Regular Physical Activity and Exercise, Efficient Time Management, Implementing a Stress Reduction Plan Market:Intended for those interested in learning the basics of stress management

Author Biography

John Romas is a professor and counselor for the Department of Health Science at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Dr. Romas teaches stress and health courses, implements stress-reduction interventions, and conducts workshops and seminars on managing change and promoting health for public schools, state agencies, healthcare organizations, and businesses. Dr. Romas has written numerous books and articles about stress management and health promotion. He is an associate fellow of the Albert Ellis institute.


Manoj Sharma teaches for the Health Promotion and Education program at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Sharma has served as a physician or health consultant for many organizations including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the European Union (EU). Dr. Sharma has written several books, professional articles, and editorials in the fields of stress management and health promotion. Dr. Sharma is a Fellow of the American Institute of Stress.

Table of Contents

Understanding Stress
Enhancing Awareness About Managing Stress
Effective Communication
Managing Anger and Resolving Conflicts
Coping with Anxiety
Eating Behaviors for Healthy Lifestyles
Regular Physical Activity and Exercise
Efficient Time Management
Implementing a Stress Reduction Plan
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