The Stress of Life
"The Stress of Life" is completely revised, expanded, and updated to reflect two decades of new research. This classic book on stress by the man who formulated the entire theoretical concept is unquestionably the definitive general book on the subject.
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The discovery of stress
My first glimpse of stress
The birth of the G A S
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