Handbook of Stress: Theoretical and Clinical Aspects

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780029120354
  • Publisher: Free Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1993
  • Edition description: 2nd ed
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 819

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
About the Contributors
Pt. I Introduction
Ch. 1 Stress Research at a Crossroads 3
Ch. 2 History of the Stress Concept 7
Pt. II Basic Psychological Processes
Ch. 3 Why We Should Think of Stress as a Subset of Emotion 21
Ch. 4 Thought, Memory, and Learning: Effects of Emotional Stress 40
Ch. 5 Decisionmaking under Stress 56
Pt. III Basic Biological Processes
Ch. 6 Inquiries into Hardiness 77
Ch. 7 Effects of Stress on the Neurochemistry and Morphology of the Brain: Counter-regulation versus Damage 101
Ch. 8 Stress, the Immune System, and Health and Illness 127
Ch. 9 Psychophysiological Assessment of Stress 142
Pt. IV Measurement of Stress and Coping
Ch. 10 The Assessment of Stressful Life Events 161
Ch. 11 The Structured Event Probe and Narrative Rating Method for Measuring Stressful Life Events 174
Ch. 12 Self-report Measures of Stress 200
Ch. 13 Coping Resources and Processes: Current Concepts and Measures 234
Ch. 14 The Assessment of Coping, Defense, and Stress 258
Ch. 15 Paraverbal Correlates of Stress: Implications for Stress Identification and Management 274
Pt. V Common Stressors
A Environmental and Social Sources
Ch. 16 The Social Contexts of Stress 303
Ch. 17 Stress as a Consequence of the Urban Physical Environment 316
Ch. 18 Sensory Deprivation and Overload 333
Ch. 19 Occupational Stress 342
Ch. 20 The Effects of Workload and the Social Environment at Work on Health 368
B Sociocultural and Developmental Sources
Ch. 21 Burnout 386
Ch. 22 Psychological Stress and Coping in Old Age 403
Ch. 23 Challenge and Defeat: Stability and Change in Adulthood 413
Ch. 24 Multiple Roles, Gender, and Psychological Distress 427
Pt. VI Common Psychiatric and Somatic Conditions
Ch. 25 Relationships of the Type A Behavior Pattern with Coronary Heart Disease 449
Ch. 26 Stress and Psychiatric Disorders 477
Ch. 27 Stress and Psychosomatic Disorders 496
Ch. 28 Coping with Chronic Illness 511
Ch. 29 Stress, Ethyl Alcohol, and Alcoholism 532
Ch. 30 Stress and Depression: Toward the Development of Integrative Models 550
Pt. VII Extreme Stressors
Ch. 31 Interpersonal Violence and Traumatic Stress Reactions 573
Ch. 32 Disasters: Psychological and Psychiatric Aspects 591
Ch. 33 Stress of the Holocaust 617
Ch. 34 Migration and Stress 641
Ch. 35 Psychosocial Effects of HIV Infection 658
Pt. VIII Treatments and Supports
Ch. 36 Social Support: Resources and Context 685
Ch. 37 A Constructivist Narrative Perspective on Stress and Coping: Stress Inoculation Applications 706
Ch. 38 A Coping/Rest Model of Relaxation and Stress Management 724
Ch. 39 Stress Response Syndromes and Their Treatment 757
Author Index 775
Subject Index 803
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