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Handbook of stress, medicine, and health

Author: Cary L Cooper
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©1996.
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Bringing together information on the role of stress in illness and health, this text aims to set the agenda for the new field of stress medicine. The text includes practical information and research,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cary L Cooper
ISBN: 0849329086 9780849329081
OCLC Number: 32169212
Description: 388 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : spice of life or kiss of death? / Lennart Levi --
Sec. 1. Stress and health. Theory of stress and health / Stanislav V. Kasl --
Stress and cancer : Disorder of communication, control, and civilization / Paul J. Rosch --
Stress, endocrine manifestations, and diseases / Constantine Tsigos and George P. Chrousos --
Stress and mental health / Kathleen A. Moore and Graham D. Burrows --
Stress, burnout, and health / Ronald J. Burke and Astrid M. Richardsen --
Sec. 2. Life events, stress, and illness. Life stress, personal control, and the risk of disease / Shirley Fisher --Critical life changes and cardiovascular disease / Töres Theorell --
Life events, coping and cancer / E. Brian Faragher --
Stress and occupational exposure to HIV/AIDS / Lawrence R. Murphy, Robyn M. Gershon, and Dave DeJoy --
Sec. 3. Personality, stress, and illness. Personality and cancer / Hans J. Eysenck --
Personality, behavior patterns, and heart disease / Ray H. Rosenman --
Personality, stress, and chronic fatigue syndrome / Suzan Lewis --
Sec. 4. Social support, stress, and illness. Social support and heart disease / John G. Bruhn --
Social support, secure attachments, and health / Jonathan D. Quick, Debra L. Nelson, Patricia A.C. Matuszek, James L. Whittington, and James Campbell Quick --
Sec. 5. Stress, health, and families. Destiny of hope : immigrant couples coping with multiple stresses / Lea Baider, Bella Kaufman, Pnina Ever-Hadani, and Atara Kaplan De-Nour --
Social support and well-being in HIV disease / John Green and Agnes Kocsis --
Dealing with stress : families and chronic illness / Coleen Shannon --
Sec. 6. Preventing and treating stress-related illnesses. Theories and practices of mobilizing support in stressful circumstances / Benjamin H. Gottlieb --
Coping with the stress of cancer / Christina G. Blanchard and Gregory R. Harper.
Responsibility: edited by Cary L. Cooper.
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