Stress and Coping: An Anthology

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Alan Monat, Richard S. Lazarus
Columbia University Press, 1991 - Psychology - 598 pages
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Knowledge about stress and its management has grown dramatically since Stress and Coping appeared over a decade ago; the third edition features some of the most important current thought by leaders in the field. Articles investigate such topics as health psychology, natural disasters, gender difference and stress, the lives of people with AIDS, new approaches to stress management, and stress management programs in the workplace.

  

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Contents

Issues and Controversies
1
STRESS AND SOME OF ITS EFFECTS
17
Specificity and Stress Research
36
Anatomy of an Illness As Perceived by the Patient
48
The Science and the Field
62
H STRESS AND THE ENVIRONMENT
81
The Living World
87
Toxins Technology and Natural Disasters
97
Gender Differences in the Social Moderators of Stress
258
The Type A Behavior Pattern and Coronary Artery
275
COPING WITH THE STRESSES
301
Life Strains and Psychological Distress Among Adults
319
Defense
337
What Do We Know
370
The Myths of Coping with Loss
388
STRESS MANAGEMENT
407

Stress Coping and the Meaning of Work
140
Uplifts Hassles and Adaptational Outcomes
158
THE CONCEPT OF COPING
183
The Concept of Coping
189
Coping and Emotion
207
Measurement of Coping
228
The Development of Hardiness
245
Intervention Strategies
432
Out of the Habit Trap
475
A Critical Review
483
References
499
Index
573
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Edward D. berkowitz is professor of history and public policy and public administration at George Washington University. He is the author of eight books and the editor of three collections. During the seventies he served as a staff member of the President's Commission for a National Agenda, helping President Carter plan for a second term that never came to be.

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