Principles and Practice of Stress Management

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Paul M. Lehrer, Robert L. Woolfolk, Wesley E. Sime
Guilford Publication, Sep 1, 2008 - Psychology - 734 pages
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Structured for optimal use as a clinical reference and text, this comprehensive work reviews effective stress management techniques and their applications for treating psychological problems and enhancing physical health and performance. Leading experts present in-depth descriptions of progressive relaxation, hypnosis, biofeedback, meditation, cognitive methods, and other therapies. Tightly edited chapters examine each method's theoretical and empirical underpinnings and provide step-by-step guidelines for assessment and implementation, illustrated with detailed case examples. The volume also explains basic mechanisms of stress and relaxation and offers research-based guidance for improving treatment outcomes.

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Edited by Paul M. Lehrer, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School–UMDNJ, USA; Robert L. Woolfolk, PhD, Department of Psychology, Princeton University, USA; and Wesley E. Sime, PhD, Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, USA; Foreword by David H. Barlow, PhD

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