Controlling Stress and Tension (8th Edition)

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9780321537027: Controlling Stress and Tension (8th Edition)

Controlling Stress and Tension, 8/e,  takes a multifaceted, holistic approach to stress management. The first part of the book discusses the stress problem and our potential for achieving solutions to it. The next chapters examine potential stress-producing elements in everyday life. The remainder of the book offers techniques for alleviating stress and tension. Personal journal activities and self-assessments placed throughout the book encourage readers to apply the concepts they have learned to themselves. KEY TPICS: Stress, Stressors and Stress Management, Systems That Control Stress Arousal, The Body’s Response to Stress, The Human Spirit,  Stressful Emotions, Thoughts, and Beliefs, Patterns of Behavior, Demands and Expectations, Stress and the Human Environment Interaction, Stress in Relationships, The Stress of Terrorism and Trauma,  Stress in the Workplace, Breathing and Relaxation,  Muscle Relaxation,  Autogenics and Visual Imagery,  Yoga and Stretch-Relaxation,  Meditation, Stress Reduction through Physical Activity, Your Personal Stress Management Plan. Intended for those interested in learning the basics of stress management.

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Thousands of students at hundreds of universities and colleges have used this text in departments ranging from health education to nursing and psychology.

Controlling Stress and Tension, Sixth Edition, represents many editions of class-tested success. Every technique, old and new, has been class tested and also applied in seminars and private practice. The first edition of CST was a pioneering work originating from the author's work in psychophysiology research. The book is practical and applied in that it not only teaches the major principles and theories of stress, but shows how to apply useful stress reduction techniques to one's own life.

For anyone interested in controlling, educating or gaining knowledge about Stress Management.

About the Author:

Dorothy Dusek, PhD, has been professor at San Francisco State, Worcester State College, the University of Maryland, University of Utah, University of Wyoming, and Metropolitan State College in Denver. She has written over 30 books on the topics of nutrition, fitness, stress management, weight management, smoking cessation, health counseling, behavior change, communication, psychosomatic medicine, and others. She has a private counseling practice in Winter Park Colorado.

 

Daniel Girdano, PhD, has held the position of professor at the Universities of Maryland, Utah, Wyoming, Texas A & M, Boston University, and The Pennsylvania State University. He is currently professor and faculty mentor for Walden University. As director of the psychophysiology research laboratory at the University of Maryland he used research in biofeedback, counseling, and relaxation training to pioneer the comprehensive study of stress management. He has authored or co-authored 40 health and fitness textbooks and over 50 articles. 

    

George S. Everly, Jr., PhD, ABPP is Professor of Psychology, Loyola College in Maryland, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and a member of the Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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