Childhood Stress in Contemporary Society
Don't let your own reaction to stress negatively affect the children in your care!
With new evidence indicating that undesirable stress is likely to have its roots in childhood, Childhood Stress in Contemporary Society is a much-needed resource for anyone who works with children. An authority in the field of stress education, Dr. James Humphrey offers an easy-to-read text on what stress is, how it affects children as opposed to adults, and how to take back control when stress becomes overwhelming. Whether a parent, caretaker, counselor, or teacher, this book will provide you with a better understanding of stress and several methods for helping children cope on a daily basis.
Childhood Stress in Contemporary Society provides readers with an extensive exploration of the definition of stress, from basic terminology to the causes and effects of stress in the daily lives of children and adults. This book will teach you how to better deal with stress in your own life and how to share that knowledge with children. Dr. Humphrey walks you step-by-step through a variety of techniques, exercises, and games that improve a child's self-image and the confidence necessary to contend with stressful situations.
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Foreword by Paul J Rosch
Chapter 1 Stress Terminology
Chapter 2 All About Stress
Chapter 3 Childhood Emotions
Chapter 4 Helping Children Understand Themselves
Chapter 5 Stress in the Home and School Environments
Chapter 6 Stress and the Child with an Affliction
Chapter 7 Nutrition Diet and Stress
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