eBook Stress-Related Disorders, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0780812107
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812109
  • DDC: 616.9
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 621 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

Stress-Related Disorders Sourcebook, Second Edition provides information about the origins and types of stress and its relationship to the development of physical and mental health disorders. Readers will learn about common types of stress-related disorders in the United States, including generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder. Information about trauma, loss, and grief is included, along with comprehensive facts about stress management techniques, such as relaxation training, meditation, exercise, and anger management. Tips on helping children and teens cope with stress are also offered, along with a glossary of related terms and a directory of government and resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
1: Introduction to Stress and Stress-Related Disorders.
2: What Is Stress?.
3: Characteristics of Stress.
4: Signs and Symptoms of Stress.
5: Types of Stress.
6: Stressful Life Events.
7: Factors That Influence Response to Stress.
8: Personality and Stress.
9: Men and Women Cope with Stress Differently.
10: Resistance Mechanisms in Brain May Prevent Stress-Related Illness.
11: Chronic Stress and Loneliness Affect Health.
12: Media Coverage Linked to Stress.
13: Childhood Stress.
14: Stress and Aging.
15: Stress in the United States.
16: How Stress Affects the Body.
17: Alzheimer Disease.
18: What Is Alzheimer Disease?.
19: Alzheimer Disease and Stress.
20: Asthma.
21: What Is Asthma?.
22: Stress Increases Risk of Asthma Exacerbations.
23: Cancer and Stress.
24: Diabetes and Stress.
25: Erectile Dysfunction.
26: Gastrointestinal Problems.
27: Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
28: Peptic Ulcers.
29: Stress Gastritis.
30: Headache and Its Link to Stress.
31: Heart and Cardiovascular Problems.
32: Stress and Heart Disease.
33: Stress and Blood Pressure.
34: Stress and Cholesterol Levels.
35: Stress and Stroke.
36: Infertility and Stress.
37: Multiple Sclerosis and Stress.
38: Does Multiple Sclerosis Worsen Stress?.
39: Taming Stress in Multiple Sclerosis.
40: Obesity, Cortisol, and Stress.
41: Pain.
42: Chronic Pain and Stress-Related Disorders.
43: Back Pain and Stress.
44: Pregnancy and Stress.
45: Skin Problems.
46: What Is Psoriasis?.
47: The Psoriasis-Stress Link.
48: Is Acne Linked to Stress?.
49: Sleep.
50: Stress, Behavior, and Sleep.
51: Insomnia.
52: Teeth Grinding (Bruxism).
53: How Stress Affects Mental Health.
54: Depression.
55: What Is Depression?.
56: Depressed Patients Experience Inflammation under Stress.
57: Stress Indicators Detected in Depression-Prone Women’s Sweat.
58: Anxiety Disorders.
59: Bipolar Disorder.
60: Disordered Eating and Stress.
61: Emotional Eating.
62: Eating Disorders Linked to Feelings of Extreme Distress.
63: Binge Eating Disorder.
64: Nocturnal Sleep-Related Eating Disorder.
65: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
66: Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Stress.
67: Stress and Substance Abuse.
68: Tobacco and Stress.
69: Alcohol and Stress.
70: Drugs, Stress, and Trauma.
71: Bereavement, Mourning, and Grief.
72: Common Reactions After Trauma.
73: Types of Stress-Related Disorders That Develop after Trauma.
74: Dissociative Disorders.
75: Acute Stress Disorder.
76: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
77: Relationships and Traumatic Stress.
78: Traumatic Stress in Children and Teens.
79: Returning from the War Zone: PTSD in Military Personnel.
80: Recent Research on PTSD.
81: Treating Stress-Related Disorders.
82: Signs You or a Family Member Need Help for Stress.
83: Finding and Choosing a Therapist.
84: Psychotherapies for Stress-Related Disorders.
85: Medications for Stress-Related Disorders.
86: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies.
87: Overview of Stress Management Strategies.
88: Acupuncture.
89: Herbal Supplements May Improve Stress Symptoms.
90: Massage Therapy.
91: Meditation.
92: Spirituality May Alleviate Distress.
93: Yoga.
94: Treating Depression.
95: Treating Anxiety Disorders.
96: Treating Bipolar Disorder.
97: Coping with Traumatic Stress Reactions.
98: PTSD Treatment.
99: Helping a Family Member with PTSD.
100: Preventing Suicide.
101: Stress Management.
102: The Basics of Preventing and Managing Stress.
103: Developing Resilience: The Most Important Defense Against Stress.
104: How to Say No: Asserting Yourself Can Reduce Stress.
105: Healthy Habits to Combat Stress.
106: Your Guide to Healthy Sleep.
107: Exercise Can Help Control Stress.
108: Nutrition and Stress.
109: Stress Levels Rise in Response to Caffeine.
110: Stressful Situations: Tips for Coping.
111: Aggressive Driving.
112: Caregiver Stress.
113: Economic Hardship.
114: Holiday Stress.
115: Work Stress.
116: Other Stress Management Strategies.
117: Humor as Stress Relief.
118: Pet Ownership Reduces Stress.
119: Social Support: Who Can Give It and How to Get It.
120: Stress Management for Children, Teens, and Families.
121: Stress Management Tips for Children and Teens.
122: Helping Kids Cope in Times of Crisis.
123: Nature Helps Kids Deal with Stress.
124: Combating Parental Stress.
125: Managing Stress in Later Life.
126: Additional Help and Information.
127: Glossary of Terms Related to Stress and Stress-Related Disorders.
128: Directory of Organizations for People with Stress-Related Disorders.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
1: Introduction to Stress and Stress-Related Disorders.
2: What Is Stress?.
3: Characteristics of Stress.
4: Signs and Symptoms of Stress.
5: Types of Stress.
6: Stressful Life Events.
7: Factors That Influence Response to Stress.
8: Personality and Stress.
9: Men and Women Cope with Stress Differently.
10: Resistance Mechanisms in Brain May Prevent Stress-Related Illness.
11: Chronic Stress and Loneliness Affect Health.
12: Media Coverage Linked to Stress.
13: Childhood Stress.
14: Stress and Aging.
15: Stress in the United States.
16: How Stress Affects the Body.
17: Alzheimer Disease.
18: What Is Alzheimer Disease?.
19: Alzheimer Disease and Stress.
20: Asthma.
21: What Is Asthma?.
22: Stress Increases Risk of Asthma Exacerbations.
23: Cancer and Stress.
24: Diabetes and Stress.
25: Erectile Dysfunction.
26: Gastrointestinal Problems.
27: Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
28: Peptic Ulcers.
29: Stress Gastritis.
30: Headache and Its Link to Stress.
31: Heart and Cardiovascular Problems.
32: Stress and Heart Disease.
33: Stress and Blood Pressure.
34: Stress and Cholesterol Levels.
35: Stress and Stroke.
36: Infertility and Stress.
37: Multiple Sclerosis and Stress.
38: Does Multiple Sclerosis Worsen Stress?.
39: Taming Stress in Multiple Sclerosis.
40: Obesity, Cortisol, and Stress.
41: Pain.
42: Chronic Pain and Stress-Related Disorders.
43: Back Pain and Stress.
44: Pregnancy and Stress.
45: Skin Problems.
46: What Is Psoriasis?.
47: The Psoriasis-Stress Link.
48: Is Acne Linked to Stress?.
49: Sleep.
50: Stress, Behavior, and Sleep.
51: Insomnia.
52: Teeth Grinding (Bruxism).
53: How Stress Affects Mental Health.
54: Depression.
55: What Is Depression?.
56: Depressed Patients Experience Inflammation under Stress.
57: Stress Indicators Detected in Depression-Prone Women’s Sweat.
58: Anxiety Disorders.
59: Bipolar Disorder.
60: Disordered Eating and Stress.
61: Emotional Eating.
62: Eating Disorders Linked to Feelings of Extreme Distress.
63: Binge Eating Disorder.
64: Nocturnal Sleep-Related Eating Disorder.
65: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
66: Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Stress.
67: Stress and Substance Abuse.
68: Tobacco and Stress.
69: Alcohol and Stress.
70: Drugs, Stress, and Trauma.
71: Bereavement, Mourning, and Grief.
72: Common Reactions After Trauma.
73: Types of Stress-Related Disorders That Develop after Trauma.
74: Dissociative Disorders.
75: Acute Stress Disorder.
76: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
77: Relationships and Traumatic Stress.
78: Traumatic Stress in Children and Teens.
79: Returning from the War Zone: PTSD in Military Personnel.
80: Recent Research on PTSD.
81: Treating Stress-Related Disorders.
82: Signs You or a Family Member Need Help for Stress.
83: Finding and Choosing a Therapist.
84: Psychotherapies for Stress-Related Disorders.
85: Medications for Stress-Related Disorders.
86: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies.
87: Overview of Stress Management Strategies.
88: Acupuncture.
89: Herbal Supplements May Improve Stress Symptoms.
90: Massage Therapy.
91: Meditation.
92: Spirituality May Alleviate Distress.
93: Yoga.
94: Treating Depression.
95: Treating Anxiety Disorders.
96: Treating Bipolar Disorder.
97: Coping with Traumatic Stress Reactions.
98: PTSD Treatment.
99: Helping a Family Member with PTSD.
100: Preventing Suicide.
101: Stress Management.
102: The Basics of Preventing and Managing Stress.
103: Developing Resilience: The Most Important Defense Against Stress.
104: How to Say No: Asserting Yourself Can Reduce Stress.
105: Healthy Habits to Combat Stress.
106: Your Guide to Healthy Sleep.
107: Exercise Can Help Control Stress.
108: Nutrition and Stress.
109: Stress Levels Rise in Response to Caffeine.
110: Stressful Situations: Tips for Coping.
111: Aggressive Driving.
112: Caregiver Stress.
113: Economic Hardship.
114: Holiday Stress.
115: Work Stress.
116: Other Stress Management Strategies.
117: Humor as Stress Relief.
118: Pet Ownership Reduces Stress.
119: Social Support: Who Can Give It and How to Get It.
120: Stress Management for Children, Teens, and Families.
121: Stress Management Tips for Children and Teens.
122: Helping Kids Cope in Times of Crisis.
123: Nature Helps Kids Deal with Stress.
124: Combating Parental Stress.
125: Managing Stress in Later Life.
126: Additional Help and Information.
127: Glossary of Terms Related to Stress and Stress-Related Disorders.
128: Directory of Organizations for People with Stress-Related Disorders.
Index.