Stress A-Z: A SourceBook for Facing Everyday Challenges

Stress A-Z: A SourceBook for Facing Everyday Challenges

by Ada P. Kahn
     
 
Stress is a fact of life. With the increased complexities of modern life and the potential health risks that accompany them, a guide to identifying its causes, symptoms, and treatments is more important now than ever before. Stress A to Z focuses on practical ways to recognize the stress in our lives and offers positive advice on how to cope with it. The

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Stress is a fact of life. With the increased complexities of modern life and the potential health risks that accompany them, a guide to identifying its causes, symptoms, and treatments is more important now than ever before. Stress A to Z focuses on practical ways to recognize the stress in our lives and offers positive advice on how to cope with it. The accessible A-to-Z format offers easy-to-read entries on the causes of stress, the physical and mental problems it can create, and the options available for self-help or professional treatment. Topics covered include: alternative therapies, such as biofeedback and homeopathy; anger, one of the most common sources of stress; drug therapy used to combat mental illness and stress; depression, the most common mental illness; and the workplace, a common source of stress due to increased workloads, difficulties with colleagues, and lay-offs.

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A guide to understanding the causes, symptoms, health risks, and treatment of stress and stress-related conditions, for general readers. Covers alternative therapies, life change events, gender issues, drug therapy, mental and physical illnesses, and key figures in the field. Most entries include sources for further reading and information on helpful organizations. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816043101
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/2000
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.33(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.74(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

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