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Stress : a Brief History.

Author: Cary L Cooper; Philip Dewe
Publisher: Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2007.
Series: Blackwell brief histories of psychology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stress: A Brief History is a lively, accessible, and detailed examination of the origins of the field of stress research.:.; First concise, accessible, academically grounded book on the origins of the concept of stress.; Explores different theories and models of stress such as the psychosomatic approach, homeostasis, and general adaptation syndrome.; Discusses the work and intriguing contributions of key researchers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cary L Cooper; Philip Dewe
ISBN: 9780470777725 0470777729 1281319422 9781281319425
OCLC Number: 437218714
Description: 1 online resource (162 pages).
Contents: Contents; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1 FROM EARLY BEGINNINGS TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY; CHAPTER 2 THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE EARLY YEARS; CHAPTER 3 THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: FROM THE 1950s TO RICHARD LAZARUS; CHAPTER 4 THE WORK OF RICHARD LAZARUS; CHAPTER 5 WORK STRESS AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY; CHAPTER 6 WHAT DO WE MEAN BY STRESS: FROM THE PAST TO THE FUTURE; Introduction; What Do We Mean By Stress?; From the Past to the Future; How Does History Add to Our Understanding of Stress; Searching for the Organizing Concept of the Future; Distinguishing between Description and Meaning. Why Study Stress? Fulfilling Our Moral ResponsibilitySummary; References; Index.
Series Title: Blackwell brief histories of psychology.

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Stress: A Brief History is a lively, accessible, and detailed examination of the origins of the field of stress research.:.; First concise, accessible, academically grounded book on the origins of the concept of stress.; Explores different theories and models of stress such as the psychosomatic approach, homeostasis, and general adaptation syndrome.; Discusses the work and intriguing contributions of key researchers in the field such as Walter Cannon, Hans Selye, Harold Wolff, and Richard Lazarus.; Explains the origins of key concepts in stress such as stressful life events, the coronary-prone.

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