This interdisciplinary study deals with the contribution of psychological factors to biological responses in a life stress situation. The study focused on a group of normal adult makes in a situation of severe training- as army paratroopers. Changes in their biological responses reveal the importance of coping, a psychological process, in modifying the body's response to stress . The relevance of these results to health and disease in general populations is extensively discussed. Psychobiology of Stress has broad implications for psychiatrists, internists, clinical psychologists, endocrinologists, physiologists, physiological psychologists, as well as persons in environmental medicine, personnel selection, aviation, and parachuting.
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Book Description Academic Press. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 252 pages. 9.25x6.25x0.57 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0124335853