Why Zebra's Don't Get Alcers: An Updated Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases

Why Zebra's Don't Get Alcers: An Updated Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases

by Robert M. Sapolsky
     
 

Combining cutting edge research with a healthy dose of humor and practical advice, Sapolsky explains how prolonged stress causes or intensifies mental afflictions.

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Combining cutting edge research with a healthy dose of humor and practical advice, Sapolsky explains how prolonged stress causes or intensifies mental afflictions.

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"Sapolsky is one of the best science writers of our time.”—Oliver Sacks

Paul Insel
...[D]raws on the latest research to look at the physical effects of emotional turmoil and current controversies in the field, such as the role of stress in cancer and immune responses...[and] discusses effective ways to moderate the body's responses to stress....Saplosky explains how prolonged stress affects the body and what we can do to mitigate its effects, particularly the psychological stress that most often afflicts humans, but not zebras.
Healthline Magazine
Paul Insel Ph.D.
...[D]raws on the latest research to look at the physical effects of emotional turmoil and current controversies in the fieldsuch as the role of stress in cancer and immune responses...[and] discusses effective ways to moderate the body's responses to stress....Saplosky explains how prolonged stress affects the body and what we can do to mitigate its effectsparticularly the psychological stress that most often afflicts humansbut not zebras. —Healthline Magazine
Paul Insel, Ph.D.
...[D]raws on the latest research to look at the physical effects of emotional turmoil and current controversies in the field, such as the role of stress in cancer and immune responses...[and] discusses effective ways to moderate the body's responses to stress....Saplosky explains how prolonged stress affects the body and what we can do to mitigate its effects, particularly the psychological stress that most often afflicts humans, but not zebras.
Healthline Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716732105
Publisher:
Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/15/1998
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.25(d)

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