This personable and easy-to-read text is designed to help students identify, understand and combat the stressors that most affect their lives. In his informal, anecdotal style, author Jerrold Greenberg introduces and discusses the latest research findings on the physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects of stress, as well as the appropriate coping skills.
Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.68 (d)
Table of Contents
Part 1 Scientific Foundations1 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 and Imagery 11 Progressive Relaxation 12 Biofeedback and Other Relaxation Techniques Part 4 General Applications: Physiological Arousal and Behavior Change Interventions 13 Physiological Arousal Interventions: Exercise 14 Strategies for Decreasing Stressful Behaviors 15 Diversity and Stress Part 5 Specific Applications 16 Occupational Stress 17 Stress and the College Student 18 Family Stress 19 Stress and the Elderly Appendix A Stress Information Resources Appendix B Stress Management Audio and Video Tapes