Stress in the Modern World: Understanding Science and Society, 1st Edition

  • Serena Wadhwa
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  • ISBN-10: 1610696077
  • ISBN-13: 9781610696074
  • DDC: 155.9
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 504 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This book addresses scientific theories about stress, describes common symptoms and effects, identifies various sources of stress, explains how to identify and assess stress levels, and shares effective coping skills as well as strategies for preventing, managing, and reducing stress.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Stress: An Overview.
Theories of Stress.
1: Cognitive Behavioral Theories and Explanations of Stress.
2: How Stress Affects Human Development.
3: Ecological Theories of Stress.
4: Diathesis-Stress Models For Understanding Physiological and Psychological Effects of Stress.
5: Theories of Spiritual Stress.
6: The Neuroscience of Stress.
7: Holism and Stress: Brain, Mind, and Society.
8: Misconceptions About Stress.
9: Stress Hormones.
10: Cognitive Symptoms and Effects of Stress.
11: The Mind-Body Connection and Stress.
12: Factors In Assessing and Measuring Stress.
Sources of Stress.
13: Financial Sources of Stress.
14: Socioeconomic Status and The Stress Process.
15: The Impact of Social Relationships On Stress.
16: Generational and Life Span Stresses.
17: Families and Stress.
18: Understanding Work Stress.
19: Technology and Stress.
20: Environmental Stress.
21: Academic Stress in High School and College Students In The United States.
22: Caregiver Stress.
23: Sexuality and Stress.
Responses to Stress.
24: Nutrition and Stress.
25: Physical Activity and Stress.
26: Sleep and Stress.
27: Relaxation and Stress.
28: Mindfulness and Meditation For Reducing Stress.
29: Creativity and Stress Management.
30: Complementary and Alternative Medicine For Managing Stress.