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Stress in the Modern World : Understanding Science and Society (Hardcover) (Serena Wadhwa)
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This two-volume set contains 47 chapters on stress and its theories, sources, and responses, as well as 20 personal accounts from those who have experienced stress. Mental health counselors and therapists mainly from the US discuss cognitive behavioral theories, developmental explanations, ecological theories, diathesis-stress models, spiritual theories, neuroscience, holistic perspectives, misconceptions, the hormones involved in the stress response, cognitive symptoms, physical and psychological consequences, and stress assessment and measurement, then stress sources like finances, socioeconomics, social relationships, generational and life span issues, families, technology, work issues, environmental stresses, academic issues, caregiving, and sexuality. They follow with discussion of coping methods, including nutrition, physical activity and exercise, sleep, relaxation, mindfulness and meditation, creativity, complementary and alternative medicine, optimism, music and art, medications, writing, humor, cognitive restructuring, language, and harmful strategies like substance misuse, disordered eating, self-injury, suicide, and violence, as well as posttraumatic stress disorder, psychological stress disorders, burnout, and the prevention, management, and reduction of stress. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
An engaging exploration of the scientific theories and medical conditions relating to stress and an examination of case studies that suggest ways to manage, reduce, and prevent stress in everyday life.
Number of Pages: 634
Genre: Self Improvement, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Sociology / General
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
Author: Serena Wadhwa
Street Date: January 23, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 247-06-4373
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