Stress and Coping: The Indian Experience
Stress-related diseases such as asthma, anxiety neuroses and cancer, and different types of stress experienced by individuals in organizational settings, are among the topics examined in this volume. Case studies of professionals - nurses, teachers, women executives and policemen - are discussed in detail. The book also explores moderating variables such as personality and organizational factors, coping styles or strategies adopted by people to deal with stress, and techniques to counteract stress such as yoga, meditation and relaxation.
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