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Career success/personal stress : how to stay healthy in a high-stress environment

Author: Christine Ann Leatz; Mark W Stolar
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1993.
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Too much work, and too little time to get it done. A boss who wants results, not excuses. Responsibility for the performance of others. Long hours and tight deadlines. Competing pressures at home, and perhaps a family that doesn't always understand. For most people today, stress in the workplace is the rule, not the exception. It is virtually wired-in to the vast majority of business organizations; and, indeed, many
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leatz, Christine Ann.
Career success/personal stress.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1993
(OCoLC)892013612
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Ann Leatz; Mark W Stolar
ISBN: 0070369666 9780070369665 0070369771 9780070369771
OCLC Number: 26094665
Description: xi, 356 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Check Yourself Out. 1. A Do-It-Yourself Stress Assessment. 2. How Stress Works --
pt. 2. Stress at Work. 3. A Look at the New Stress-Intensive Environment. 4. A Compendium of Workplace Stressors. 5. Burn Out and Other Special Situations --
pt. 3. Stress at Home. 6. If You're Single. 7. Couples. 8. If You're a Parent. 9. A Special Note for Special Situations --
pt. 4. Coping with the Effects of Stress. 10. The Big Three --
Diet, Exercise, Sleep. 11. A Compendium of Coping Techniques --
pt. 5. Stress-Related Problems and Disorders. 12. How Stress-Related Illnesses Can Worsen. 13. A Compendium of Common Stress-Related Illnesses. 14. Special Topics in Stress-Related Illness --
pt. 6. Adopting a Stress-Sensitive Lifestyle. 15. Anger, Communication, Gentle Assertiveness, and Conflict Resolution. 16. Preparing for Changes: Values, Goals, Decision Making, and Taking Risks. 17. Making and Living with Changes.
Responsibility: Christine A. Leatz with Mark W. Stolar.

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Based upon a set of four assumptions about stress, the authors provide a detailed insight into stress, its effects and ways in which it can be controlled. They also introduce the concept of a type C  Read more...

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