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Why zebras don't get ulcers / Robert M. Sapolsky.

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Location: IAHS STACKS QP82.2 .S8 S266 2004
Barcode: 30731101099889
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 0805073698
  • ISBN: 9780805073690
  • Physical Description: xv, 539 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Times Books, c2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"An Owl Book."
"1st Owl Books ed."--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [418]-515) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1. Why don't zebras get ulcers? -- 2. Glands, gooseflesh, and hormones -- 3. Stroke, heart attacks, and voodoo death -- 4. Stress, metabolism, and liquidating your assets -- 5. Ulcers, the runs, and hot fudge sundaes -- 6. Dwarfism and the importance of mothers -- 7. Sex and reproduction -- 8. Immunity, stress, and disease -- 9. Stress and pain -- 10. Stress and memory -- 11. Stress and a good night's sleep -- 12. Aging and death -- 13. Why is psychological stress stressful? -- 14. Stress and depression -- 15. Personality, temperament, and their stress-related consequences -- 16. Junkies, adrenaline junkies, and pleasure -- 17. The view from the bottom -- 18. Managing stress.
Summary, etc.:
Explains how prolonged stress causes or intensifies a range of physical and mental afflictions, including depression, ulcers, colitis, heart disease, and memory loss.
Subject: Stress (Physiology)
Stress (Psychology)
Stress management.
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