Principles and Practice of Stress Management, Second Edition

Principles and Practice of Stress Management, Second Edition

Hardcover(Second Edition)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780898627664
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 01/29/1993
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 621
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Paul Lehrer received his Ph.D. degree in clinical psychology from Harvard University in 1969, and is currently Professor of Psychiatry at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He has published over 50 papers in the relaxation therapies and psychophysiology of stress. He studied progressive muscle relaxation under the tutelage of its originator, Edmund Jacobson, and has a particular interest in examining the specific effects of Jacobson's approach to this technique as compared with other relaxation techniques including modern variants of the progressive relaxation method. An active clinician as well as a researcher, Dr. Lehrer directs the Behavior Therapy and Behavioral Medicine Clinic at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and has served on the board of trustees of the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America.

Table of Contents

Section I.
1. The Context of Stress Management, Woolfolk & Lehrer.
Section II. Stress Management Methods.
2. Progressive Relaxation: Origins, Principles, and Clinical Applications, McGuigan.
3. Progressive Relaxation: Abbreviated Methods, Bernstein & Carlson.
4. Yoga-Based Therapy, Patel.
5. Modern Forms of Mediation, Carrington.
6. Hypnosuggestive Approaches to Stress Reduction: Data, Theory, and Clinical Applications, Barber.
7. The Autogenic Training Method of J.H. Schultz, Linden.
8. Autogenic Biofeedback in Psychophysiological Therapy and Stress Management, Norris & Fahrion.
9. Biofeedback Methods in the Treatment of Anxiety and Stress Disorders, Stoyva & Budzynski.
10. The Role of Respiration in Stress and Stress Control: Toward a Theory of Stress as a Hypoxic Phenomenon, Fried.
11. Cognitive Approaches to Stress, Beck.
12. Stress Inoculation Training: A 20-Year Update, Meichenbaum.
13. Music Therapy and Stress Management, Maranto.
14. The Use of Aerobic Exercise as a Method of Stress Management, Fillingham & Blumenthal.
15. Pharmacological Approach to the Management of Stress and Anxiety Disorders, Papp & Gorman.
16. Specific Effects of Stress Management Techniques, Lehrer & Woolfolk.
17. Research on Clinical Issues in Stress Management, Lehrer & Woolfolk.
18. Differential Effects of Stress Management Therapies on Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Lehrer, Carr, Sargunaraj, & Woolfolk.
19. Differential Effects of Stress Management Therapies in Behavioral Medicine, Lehrer, Carr, Sargunaraj, & Woolfolk.


For clinicians and researchers alike ,it also serves as an ideal classroom text for advanced courses in stress management, biofeedback and self-regulation, abnormal psychology, systems of psychotherapy, behavior therapy, health psychology, behavioral medicine, and preventive health care.

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