Anthology of Stress Revisited (Google eBook)

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James H. Humphrey
Nova Publishers, Jan 1, 2005 - Psychology - 234 pages
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As documented by health and medical professionals and social and behavioural scientists, stress has a pervasive presence in our society. The effects of stress on both the individual and our culture have received much attention. This anthology contains twenty essays that are representative of the author's over one hundred writings about stress.
  

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Contents

THE STRESS CONCEPT
1
GENERAL CAUSES OF CHILDHOOD STRESS
23
HOME AND FAMILY STRESS
29
SCHOOL STRESS
47
STRESS EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN
69
STRESS IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY
81
ACCIDENTS AND STRESS
91
FEMALE SEXUALITY AND STRESS
95
STRESS EXERCISE AND OLDER ADULTS
135
STATUS OF TEACHER STRESS
153
FACTORS THAT INDUCE STRESS IN TEACHERS
163
CONTROLLING TEACHER STRESS THROUGH BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION
171
RELAXATION CAN REDUCE STRESS
185
REDUCING STRESS THROUGH BIOFEEDBACK
201
CONTROLLING STRESS THROUGH MEDITATIONS
205
DESENSITIZING YOURSELF TO STRESS
219

STRESS INDUCING FACTORS IN NURSING AND HOW NURSES TRY TO COPE
107
HOW STRESS IS PERCEIVED BY COACHES
121
STRESS AMONG PSYCHIATRISTS AND HOW THEY COPE WITH IT
129
COURSES IN STRESS MANAGEMENT
225
INDEX
229
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About the author (2005)

James H. Humphrey is Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland.

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