Stress: Conceptual and Biological Aspects

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780471960218: Stress: Conceptual and Biological Aspects

Despite the growing literature on the subject of stress, there are surprisingly few publications which integrate the different areas of stress research. This timely and accessible book describes the relationship between behavioural phenomena and the biological foundations of stress. A range of definitions of this subject are discussed such as external stressors, hormonal states and pathological consequences, highlighting the difficulties and ambiguities in the use of the term ?stress?. The book illustrates how stress arises when behavioural and coping mechanisms fail to allow organisms to respond effectively to environmental challenges. Other topics include the hypothalamic?pituitary?adrenocortical system and the sympathetic adreno-medullary systems and how they react to stressors, stress induced analgesia, immune system interactions and stereotypies. The use of a model of coping is the focal point, involving either active or passive coping strategies.

Written by an author who has extensive experience in the field of behavioural science, the book will have a wide audience including advanced level undergraduates and postgraduates in psychology, physiology, medicine, ethology and veterinary sciences, as well as research scientists in these areas. "A remarkably perspicuous analysis of the nature and controls of stress. The author has integrated in beautiful fashion a bewildering and diverse scientific literature into an organized and compelling presentation. This book should be read by any psychologists, neuroscientists, physiologists or other individual interested in the topic of stress." Dr Kent Berridge, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan "It is a goldmine of information." Per Jensen, Professor of Ethology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Publisher:

A timely and accessible book that describes the relationship between behavioural phenomena and the biological foundations of stress. Discusses a range of definitions such as external stressors, hormonal states and pathological consequences, highlighting the difficulties and ambiguities in the use of the term "stress." Other topics include the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical system and the sympathetic adrenomedullary systems and how they react to stressors, stress induced analgesia, immune system interactions and stereotypies.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy Used View Book
List Price: US$ 240.00
US$ 1.04

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 3.95
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Toates, Frederick
Published by Wiley-Blackwell (1995)
ISBN 10: 0471960217 ISBN 13: 9780471960218
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revival Books Ltd
(Rossendale, LANCS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley-Blackwell, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Very Good: a copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0007538632

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 1.04
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.95
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Frederick Toates
Published by Wiley-Blackwell (1995)
ISBN 10: 0471960217 ISBN 13: 9780471960218
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Anybook Ltd.
(Lincoln, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley-Blackwell, 1995. "This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. With usual stamps and markings, In good all round condition. No dust jacket. ". Bookseller Inventory # 6390477

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 1.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.06
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Frederick Toates
Published by John Wiley & Sons (1996)
ISBN 10: 0471960217 ISBN 13: 9780471960218
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description John Wiley & Sons, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0471960217

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 25.84
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds