This new edition emphasizes the unique contribution of this longstanding text in the integration of mind/body relationships. The concept of stress, as defined and elaborated in Chapter 1, the primary efferent biological mechanisms of the human stress response, as described in Chapter 2, and the link from stress arousal to disease, as defined in Chapter 3, essentially remains the same. However, updates in microanatomy, biochemistry and tomography are added to these chapters. All other chapters will be updated as well, as there has been significant changes in the field over the past eight years.
George S. Everly, Jr., PhD, ABPP The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Loyola University Maryland Jeffrey M. Lating, PhD Loyola University Maryland
The concept of stress.- The anatomy and physiology of the human stress response.- The link from stress arousal to disease.- Stress-related disease: a review.- Measurement of the human stress response.- Personologic diathesis and human stress.- Resilience: the final frontier.- Psychotherapy: a cognitive perspective.-Neurophysiological Rationale for the Use of the Relaxation Response: Neurological Desensitization.- Mediation.- Voluntary control of respiration patterns.- Neuromuscular relaxation.- Hypnosis in the Management of Stress Reactions.- Biofeedback in the Treatment of the Stress Response.- Physical Exercise and the Human Stress Response.- The Pharmacological Management of Stress Reactions.- Religion, Spirituality, and Stress.- Nutrition and Stress.- Sleep and stress.- Grief, loss, and stress.- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.- Crisis Intervention and Psychological First Aid.- Hans Selye and the Birth of the Stress Concept.- Summation and conclusions.- Appendix A: Self-Report Relaxation Training Form.- Appendix B: Physically Passive Neuromuscular Relaxation.- Appendix C: Vascular Headaches and Vacsoactive Substances.- Appendix D: The Etiology of Panic Attacks: Nonpsychological Factors.- Appendix E: How Do You Cope with Stress? A Self-Report checklist Designed for Health Education Purposes.
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3rd ed. 2013
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