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

Author: Robert M Sapolsky
Publisher: New York : Times Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Explains how prolonged stress causes or intensifies a range of physical and mental afflictions, including depression, ulcers, colitis, heart disease, and memory loss.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Sapolsky
ISBN: 0805073698 9780805073690
OCLC Number: 54753129
Notes: "An Owl Book."
"1st Owl Books ed."--T.p. verso.
Description: xv, 539 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 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.
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A distinguished primatologist explains how prolonged stress causes or intensifies a range of physical and mental afflictions, including ulcers, colitis, heart disease, depression, and memory loss,  Read more...

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Preface Why Don't Zebras Get Ulcers? Glands, Gooseflesh, and Hormones Stroke, Heart Attacks, and Voodoo Death Stress, Metabolism, and Liquidating Your Assets Ulcers, the Runs, and Hot Fudge Read more...

 
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