Stress Management and Prevention: Applications to Daily Life / Edition 2

Stress Management and Prevention: Applications to Daily Life / Edition 2

by David D. Chen, Jeffrey A. Kottler
     
 

Stress Management and Prevention, Second Edition offers a fun and exciting way to learn about stress, its causes, and ways to deal with and prevent it. Not only will you enjoy reading it, but you’ll also find yourself motivated to continue incorporating what you learn into your life long after your class is over. You’ll explore both Western and

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Stress Management and Prevention, Second Edition offers a fun and exciting way to learn about stress, its causes, and ways to deal with and prevent it. Not only will you enjoy reading it, but you’ll also find yourself motivated to continue incorporating what you learn into your life long after your class is over. You’ll explore both Western and Eastern views of stress to learn about its nature, what can trigger it, and the impact it can have on your body and your life. Numerous coping strategies are explored, including problem solving and time management skills, psychological and spiritual relaxation methods, and healthy nutritional and lifestyle choices. Self-reflection and self-awareness exercises, activities, and hands-on techniques will show you how to effectively and easily manage your stress and, most importantly, prevent it from reoccurring.

A collection of 17 videos to accompany the text are available here: www.youtube.com/user/routledgetherapy.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415885003
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/23/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
260,105
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

A Personal Introduction: From the Authors to the Readers. About the Authors. Part I: Understanding the Nature of Stress. The Meaning of Stress. The Body’s Reactions to Stress. Sources of Stress Across the Lifespan. Adaptive and Maladaptive Behavior. Individual and Cultural Differences. Part II: Strategies of Stress Management and Prevention. Challenging Stressful Thinking. Problem Solving and Time Management. Psychological and Spiritual Relaxation Methods. Physical Methods of Stress Reduction. Preparing for the Future: College and Occupational Stress. Care of the Self: Nutrition and Other Lifestyle Issues. Stress and Conflict in Relationships. Part III: Strategies of Synthesis and Prevention. Resilience and Stress. Optional Functioning to Make Your Changes Last. Glossary. Index.

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