Stress Management: A Comprehensive Guide to Wellness

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Ballantine Books, 2004 - Self-Help - 421 pages
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Are you among the 95 million Americans who suffer from stress during these trying times? Revised and comprehensive, this invaluable guide helps you identify the specific areas of stress in your life–familial, work-related, social, emotional–and offers proven techniques for dealing with every one of them. New material includes information on how men and women differ in response to stress, updated statistics on disorders and drugs, the ways terrorism and the information age impact stress, the key benefits of spirituality, alternative medicine, exercise, and nutrition. Stress Managementwill help you

• test your personal responses to daily stress– and chart your progress in controlling it
• learn specific techniques for relaxation– from “scanning” to “imagery training”
• discover how to deal with life's critical moments without stress
• embark on a program to improve your physical health as a major step toward stress management
• discern which types of stress must be reduced and which kinds you can turn into positive motivation

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About the author (2004)

Edward A. Charlesworth, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, director of Willowbrook Psychological Associates, P.C., president of Stress Management Research Associates, Inc., and an international consultant to corporations and hospitals. He is also the author of Stress Management: A Comprehensive Guide to Wellness.

Ronald G. Nathan, PhD, is a clinical psychologist. Before entering private practice, Dr. Nathan was an award-winning professor of family practice and psychiatry at Albany Medical College who developed the country's first required stress-management course for medical students.

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