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Fifty years of the research and theory of R.S. Lazarus : an analysis of historical and perennial issues

Author: Richard S Lazarus
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawerence Erlbaum Associates, 1998.
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This collection of articles written by Lazarus, reprints selected papers on stress and coping from the 1950s to the present, and provides a commentary explaining the origins of the issues and ideas  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Richard S Lazarus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard S Lazarus
ISBN: 0805826572 9780805826579
OCLC Number: 36499044
Description: xxiii, 425 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Proloque: General Introduction: Issues That Make a Lifetime of Research come Together --
I. Starting Out with a Bang: My Dissertation --
II. Why Psychologists Argue: Perennial Epistemological Issues. Sect. A. The Revolt of the Late 1940s and 1950s: Individual Differences in Motivation and Defense Influence Perception. Hunger and Perception / R.S. Lazarus, H. Yousem and D. Arenberg. Is There a Mechanism of Perceptual Defense? A Reply to Postman, Bronson, and Gropper / R.S. Lazarus. Personality Dynamics and Auditory Perceptual Recognition / R.S. Lazarus, C.W. Erickson and C.P. Fonda. Perceptual Defense and Projective Tests / C.W. Eriksen and R.S. Lazarus. Effects of Failure Stress Upon Skilled Performance / R.S. Lazarus and C.W. Eriksen. Sect. B. The Ancient Greeks Started It: Relations Among Cognition, Motivation, and Emotion. Cognitive and Coping Processes in Emotion / R.S. Lazarus. Sect. C. The Unconscious. Autonomic Discrimination Without Awareness: A Study of Subception / R.S. Lazarus and R.A. McCleary --
III. The Transition from Laboratory to Field Research. Sect. A. Arousing Stress by Motion Picture Films. A Laboratory Approach to the Dynamics of Psychological Stress / R.S. Lazarus. A Cross-Cultural Study of Stress-Reaction Patterns in Japan / R.S. Lazarus, M. Tomita and E.M. Opton, Jr. [and others]. Sect. B. An Early Field Study. Active Coping Processes, Coping Dispositions, and Recovery From Surgery / F. Cohen and R.S. Lazarus. Sect. C. Stress and Coping Theory and Research. The Stress and Coping Paradigm / R.S. Lazarus --
IV. The Practical Applications of Stress and Coping. Sect. A. Focus on Denial. The Costs and Benefits of Denial / R.S. Lazarus. The Trivialization of Distress / R.S. Lazarus. Sect. B. Focus on Daily Hassles. Puzzles in the Study of Daily Hassles / R.S. Lazarus. Sect. C. Focus on Psychotherapy. Cognition and Emotion From the RET Viewpoint / R.S. Lazarus. Sect. D. Focus on Job Stress. Psychological Stress in the Workplace / R.S. Lazarus. Sect. E. Focus on War and Peace. The Psychology of Stress and Coping: Israel as a Great Natural Laboratory / R.S. Lazarus --
V. Expanding Stress and Coping to the Emotions. Sect. A. The Utility of the Emotions in the Study of Adaptation. From Psychological Stress to the Emotions: A History of Changing Outlooks / R.S. Lazarus. Sect. B. Coping in Emotion. Coping Theory and Research: Past, Present, and Future / R.S. Lazarus.
Responsibility: Richard S. Lazarus.
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