This text provides scientifically-based coverage of the nature, sources and consequences of human stress, together with practical methods of managing stress.
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Part I. STRESS AND WELLNESS: AN OVERVIEW. 1. The Stress Experience: Myths and Reality. 2. Passing the Test of College Stress. 3. Wellness: Beyond Normal Health. Part II. MORE ABOUT STRESS. 4. The Dynamics of Stress and Relaxation. 5. How the Stress Experience Varies. 6. Distress Symptoms: Monitoring Early Warning Signs. 7. When It Eats Away at You: Distress-Related Illnesses. Part III. DISTRESS-PRONE AND DISTRESS-RELATED INFLUENCES. 8. Distress-Prone Personality Patterns: Type A Behavior and Hostility. 9. Other Distress-Prone Personality Patterns. 10. Distress-Resistant Personality Patterns. 11. Distress-Promoting and Distress-Preventing Social Influences. Part IV. MANAGING STRESS: STRATEGIES AND METHODS. 12. Your Coping Response. 13. Health Buffers: Exercise, Nutrition, Sleep, and Healthy Pleasures. 14. It?s How You See It: Self-Talk, Beliefs, and Meaning. 15. Quieting the Mind and Body: Relaxation Methods. 16. Pacing and Balance: Managing Time. 17. Social Support: Giving and Receiving. 18. Personal Wellness and Social Commitment.
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Book Description Thomson Learning, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 30114748