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Cambridge University Press
Environmental Stress

Environmental Stress

by Gary W. Evans


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ISBN-13: 9780521318594
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/25/1984
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 402
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Foreword; Editorial preface; General introduction Gary W. Evans; Part I. Environmental Stressors: 1. Stress and the environment Andrew Baum, Jerome E. Singer, and Carlene S. Baum; 2. Nonauditory effects of noise on behavior and health Sheldon Cohen and Neil Weinstein; 3. Thermal stress: physiological, comfort, performance, and social effects of hot and cold environments Paul A. Bell and Thomas C. Greene; 4. Air pollution and human behavior Gary W. Evans and Stephen V. Jacobs; 5. Crowding stress and human behavior Yakov M. Epstein; Part II. Ambient stress and the Designed Environment: 6. The built environment as a source of psychological stress: impacts of buildings and cities on satisfaction and behavior Craig Zimring; 7. Environmental factors affecting inpatient stress in acute care hospitals Sally Ann Shumaker and Janet E. Reizenstein; 8. School environments and stress Sherry Ahrentzen, Gregory M. Jue, Mary Anne Skorpanich and Gary W. Evans; 9. The office environment as a source of stress Jean D. Wineman; 10. Neighborhood physical environment and stress Ralph B. Taylor; Part III. Environmental Stress and Public Policy: 11. Much ado about environmental stressor research: policy implications Joseph F. DiMento; Name index; Subject index.

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