Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Well-Being

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Jul 22, 2011 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 608 pages
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Managing Stress, Seventh Edition, provides a comprehensive approach to stress management honoring the integration, balance, and harmony of mind, body, spirit, and emotions. The holistic approach taken by internationally acclaimed lecturer and author Brian Luke Seaward gently guides the reader to greater levels of mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being by emphasizing the importance of mind-body-spirit unity. Referred to as the "authority on stress management" by students and professionals, this book gives students the tools needed to identify and manage stress while teaching them how to strive for health and balance.
 

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Contents

Contents
Preface
Introduction
Study Guide Questions
PART 1
The Nature of Stress
The Sociology of Stress
Physiology of Stress
Humor Therapy Comic Relief
Creative Problem Solving
Creative Problem Solving
Communication Skills
Managing Time and Money
Additional Coping Techniques
PART 4
Diaphragmatic Breathing

Stress and Disease
Stress and Disease
Behavior Modification
PART 2
Toward a Psychology of Stress
Anger Fear and
StressProne and StressResistant Personality Traits
Anger Fear and Joy 7 StressProne and StressResistant Personality Traits 8 Stress and Human Spirituality
PART 3
Coping Strategies
Coping Strategies
Reframing
Behavior Modification
Journal Writing
Expressive Art Therapy
Expressive Art Therapy
Meditation
Autogenic Training
Hatha Yoga
Mental Imagery and Visualization
Music Therapy
Massage Therapy
Tai Chi Chuan
Progressive Muscular Relaxation
Autogenic Training
Clinical Biofeedback
Physical Exercise Nutrition and Stress
Creating Your Own StressManagement Program
Glossary
Index
Photo Credits
Copyright

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