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Stress management and prevention : applications to daily life / Jeffrey A. Kottler, David D. Chen.

Kottler, Jeffrey A. (Author). Chen, David D. (Added Author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RA785 .K68 2008
Barcode: 30731101093478
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9780495117858 (student ed. : pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780495016281
  • ISBN: 0495016284
  • Physical Description: xiv, 406 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Australia ; Thomson/Wadsworth, c2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface -- A personal introduction - from the authors to the readers -- pt. 1. Understanding the nature of stress -- 1. The meaning of stress -- 2. The body's reactions to stress -- 3. Sources of stress across the lifespan -- 4. Adaptive and maladaptive behavior -- 5. Individual and cultural differences -- pt. 2. Strategies of stress management and prevention -- 6. Challenging stressful thinking -- 7. Problem solving and time management -- 8. Psychological methods of stress reduction -- 9. Physical methods of stress reduction -- 10. Preparing for the future : college and occupational stress -- 11. Care of the self : nutrition and other lifestyle issues -- 12. Stress and conflict in relationships -- pt. 3. Strategies of synthesis and prevention -- 13. Resilience and stress -- 14. Optimal functioning -- 15. Making changes last -- Glossary -- Credits -- Index.
Subject: Stress management > Textbooks.