Teach Yourself Managing Stress, New Edition

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Get a handle on your stress

Teach Yourself Managing Stress explains why you feel stressed and how to do something about it. It will give you some simple guidelines about the sources of stress, and then explain all the different strategies you can use to deal with it.

It shows you how better physical health can lead to better mental health, gives practical information on things like decluttering and work-life balance, and explains what the new ...

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Overview

Get a handle on your stress

Teach Yourself Managing Stress explains why you feel stressed and how to do something about it. It will give you some simple guidelines about the sources of stress, and then explain all the different strategies you can use to deal with it.

It shows you how better physical health can lead to better mental health, gives practical information on things like decluttering and work-life balance, and explains what the new discoveries of NLP and similar techniques can do to help you banish stress forever.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071621052
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/15/2009
  • Series: Teach Yourself: Health & New Age Series
  • Edition description: New
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Olga Gregson specializes in behavior and visual perception, and is a senior lecturer in physiology and behavior at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her teaching and research interests and publications are in stress, physiology and health. Dr. Gregson is Fellow of the International Stress Management Association.

Professor Terry Looker lectures and researches in the areas of cardiovascular physiology, stress, and health. He has studied the theory, diagnosis, and treatment of Type A behavior. He is the vice president and Fellow of the International Stress Management Association, Fellow of the Institute of Biology, and Chairman of the Governing Council of the National Register of Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
1. Stress: a 21st century problem
2. What is Stress?
3. The Stress Response
4. Signs of Stress
5. Stress and Health
6. Stress and Performance
7. Sources of Stress
8. Personal Stress Management Planning
9. Improving coping ability
10. Altering Demands
11. Learning to Relax
12. Lifestyle Review
13. Modifying Type A behavior 14. Improving Personal Life Skills /15. Your Personal Stress Management Plan /Taking it further

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