Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Wellbeing, Web-Enhanced / Edition 2

Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Wellbeing, Web-Enhanced / Edition 2

by Brian Luke Seaward
     
 

The third edition of this best-selling book offers a holistic approach to coping with stress for anyone eager to learn about stress management and health psychology. Internationally acclaimed lecturer and author Brian Luke Seaward gently guides the reader to greater levels of mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual wellbeing by emphasizing the ageless wisdom of… See more details below

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The third edition of this best-selling book offers a holistic approach to coping with stress for anyone eager to learn about stress management and health psychology. Internationally acclaimed lecturer and author Brian Luke Seaward gently guides the reader to greater levels of mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual wellbeing by emphasizing the ageless wisdom of mind-body-spirit unity. Dr. Seaward's unique approach to stress management offers readers a variety of effective coping strategies and relaxation techniques such as art therapy, humor therapy, creative problem solving, yoga, T'ai Chi, and music therapy. New content of the third edition includes discussion of technostress, prayer, and an expanded section on creating your own stress management program.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763709112
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
482
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IThe Nature of Stress1
1The Nature of Stress2
2The Physiology of Stress28
3Stress and Disease41
Pt. IIThe Mind and Soul69
4Toward a Psychology of Stress70
5The Stress Emotions: Anger and Fear95
6Stress-Prone and Stress-Resistant Personalities113
7Stress and Human Spirituality134
Pt. IIICoping Strategies171
8Cognitive Restructuring176
9Behavior Modification189
10Journal Writing202
11Art Therapy218
12Humor Therapy (Comic Relief)231
13Creative Problem Solving253
14Communication Skills268
15Time Management282
16Additional Coping Techniques298
Pt. IVRelaxation Techniques315
17Diaphragmatic Breathing318
18Meditation326
19Hatha Yoga346
20Mental Imagery and Visualization359
21Music Therapy377
22Massage Therapy394
23T'ai Chi Ch'uan411
24Progressive Muscular Relaxation421
25Autogenic Training431
26Clinical Biofeedback442
27Nutrition and Stress451
28Physical Exercise472
Epilogue: Creating Your Own Stress-Management Program488

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