Stress Related Disorders Sourcebook, 5th Edition

  • Greg Mullin
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  • ISBN-10: 0780816358
  • ISBN-13: 9780780816350
  • DDC: 155.9
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Consumer health information about the physical and mental health effects of stress and trauma, related therapies and stress management techniques, and coping tips for adults and children. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Introduction to Stress and Stress-Related Disorders.
1: Stress—An Overview.
2: Characteristics of Stress.
3: Stressful Life Events.
4: Factors That Influence Response to Stress.
5: Childhood Stress.
6: Stress and Aging.
7: Job Stress.
How Stress Affects the Body.
8: Alzheimer Disease.
9: Asthma.
10: Cancer and Stress.
11: Diabetes and Stress.
12: Erectile Dysfunction.
13: Gastrointestinal Problems.
14: Headache and Its Link to Stress.
15: Heart and Cardiovascular Problems.
16: Infertility and Stress.
17: Multiple Sclerosis and Stress.
18: Weight Loss, Cortisol, and Your Brain.
19: Chronic Pain and Stress-Related Disorders.
20: Pregnancy and Stress.
21: Skin Problems.
22: Sleep.
23: Teeth Grinding (Bruxism) and Stress.
How Stress Affects Mental Health.
24: Depression.
25: Anxiety Disorders.
26: Bipolar Disorder.
27: Disordered Eating and Stress.
28: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
29: Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Stress.
30: Bereavement, Mourning, and Grief.
31: Common Reactions after Trauma.
32: Types of Stress-Related Disorders That Develop after Trauma.
33: Relationships and Traumatic Stress.
34: Traumatic Stress in Children and Teens.
35: Returning from the War Zone: PTSD in Military Personnel.
36: Recent Research on PTSD.
Treating Stress-Related Disorders.
37: Warning Signs and Risk Factors for Emotional Distress.
38: Finding and Choosing a Therapist.
39: Psychotherapies for Stress-Related Disorders.
40: Medications for Stress-Related Disorders.
41: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies.
42: Treating Depression.
43: Treating Anxiety Disorders.
44: Treating Bipolar Disorder.
45: Coping with Traumatic Stress Reactions.
46: Treating PTSD.
47: Preventing Suicide.
Stress Management.
48: The Basics of Preventing and Managing Stress.
49: Developing Resilience: The Most Important Defense against Stress.
50: Supporting a Friend or Family Member with Mental Health Problems.
51: How to Say No: Asserting Yourself Can Reduce Stress.
52: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Techniques.
53: Healthy Habits to Combat Stress.
54: Stressful Situations: Tips for Coping.
55: Other Stress Management Strategies.
56: Stress Management for Children, Teens, and Families.
Additional Help and Information.
57: Glossary of Terms Related to Stress and Stress-Related Disorders.
58: Directory of Organizations for People with Stress-Related Disorders.