Handbook of Stress, 2nd Ed

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Leo Goldberger, Shlomo Breznitz
Simon and Schuster, Jun 15, 2010 - Psychology - 819 pages
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Presenting authoritative, up-to-date information in convenient handbook form, this premier reference covers an extensive range of current topics on the causes, symptoms, and treatments of stress. In this second edition, new chapters have been added on crime victimization, sexual abuse, multiple roles, gender and distress, AIDS, chronic illness, aging, the burnout phenomenon, psychosomatic disorders, biomedical indices of stress, and more. New research has been added dealing with personality emotion and stress, cognitive processes, depression, bereavement, work-stress, post-traumatic stress reponse, alcoholism, stress management, and more.
 

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Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Basic Psychological Processes
Treatments and Supports
Effects of Emotional Stress
Basic Biological Processes
Psychophysiological Assessment of Stress
Measurement of Stress and Coping
Events
Common Stressors
Stress as a Consequence of the Urban
Psychological Distress
Common Psychiatric and Somatic Conditions
Development of Integrative Models
Robert S Pynoos Susan B Sorenson and Alan M
Stress of
Subject Index

Current Concepts and Measures

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