Practical Stress Management: A Comprehensive Workbook for Managing Change and Promoting Health (5th Edition)

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9780321596406: Practical Stress Management: A Comprehensive Workbook for Managing Change and Promoting Health (5th Edition)

Key Benefit:

Practical Stress Management is a focused, personal, worksheet-based book that combines theory and principles with hands-on exercises to help readers manage the negative impact of stress in their lives. The Fifth Edition has been revised to include pre-test and post-test assessment to focus a broad range of topics and to rate readers' personal stress level and stress coping skills. As a practical tool for recognizing and preventing stress, the action-oriented approach enables readers to make personal change through self-reflection and behavior change techniques.

 

The workbook emphasizes a positive approach to stress management, covering topics such as relaxation techniques, coping with anxiety, managing anger, communication skills, and exercise and nutrition. In this edition, the authors cover financial stress and expand their section on alcohol, smoking, and drug abuse to include information on binge drinking. Worksheets and Thoughts for Reflection boxes help readers determine their own levels of stress and apply effective stress management techniques.

Key Topics:

Understanding Stress, Enhancing Awareness About Managing Stress, Relaxation, Effective Communication, Managing Anger and Resolving Conflicts, Coping with Anxiety, Eating Behaviors for Healthy Lifestyles, Regular Physical Activity and Exercise,  Efficient Time Management, Implementing a Stress Reduction Plan

Market: Intended for those interested in learning the basics of stress management

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/*HA06, Practical Stress Management: A Comprehensive Workbook for Managing Change and Promoting Health, John A. Romas(Mankato State University), Manoj Sharma(The Ohio State University), H6301-9, 300 pp., 8 1/2 x 11, 0-205-16301-7, paperbound, 1995, $15.00nk, December*/ Offering practical strategies for stress management, this new workbook builds skills for coping with stress inherent in daily life. The workbook encourages readers to replace routine patterns of thought and behavior with action-oriented, healthy patterns. Great for readers seeking to lead a more balanced, peaceful and satisfying life, and for those wishing to train others in this approach.

About the Author:

John Romas is a professor and counselor for the Department of Health Science at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Dr. Romas teaches stress and health courses, implements stress-reduction interventions, and conducts workshops and seminars on managing change and promoting health for public schools, state agencies, healthcare organizations, and businesses. Dr. Romas has written numerous books and articles about stress management and health promotion. He is an associate fellow of the Albert Ellis institute.

 

Manoj Sharma teaches for the Health Promotion and Education program at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Sharma has served as a physician or health consultant for many organizations including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the European Union (EU). Dr. Sharma has written several books, professional articles, and editorials in the fields of stress management and health promotion. Dr. Sharma is a Fellow of the American Institute of Stress.

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