Comprehensive Stress Management, 15th Edition
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Comprehensive Stress Management integrates research and theories found useful when dealing with the inevitable occurrence of stress, with an emphasis on the interrelation of stress and illness. It empowers students to learn what stress is, evaluate their level of stress, and apply to their own lives the tools and skills to manage that stress. The book examines a variety of topics relevant to college students such as intrapersonal and interpersonal stressors, physiological reactions to stress, spirituality and stress, occupational stress, and family stress. Lab Assessments at the conclusion of each chapter help students relate what they have learned to their personal lives by encouraging them to identify specific attitudes, behaviors, and coping skills as well as target areas for improvement. The revised edition provides up-to-date information on cyberbullying, along with expanded discussions of home-based work and telecommuting, relabeling as an anxiety management tool, and the benefits of volunteering. Instructors and students can now access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. Access to your instructors homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping.
CHAPTER 1: What is Stress?
CHAPTER 2: Stress Psychophysiology
CHAPTER 3: Stress and Illness/Disease
CHAPTER 4: Stress and the College Student
CHAPTER 5: Intervention
CHAPTER 6: Life-Situation Interventions: Intrapersonal
CHAPTER 7: Life-Situation Interventions: Interpersonal
CHAPTER 8: Perception Interventions
CHAPTER 9: Spirituality and Stress
CHAPTER 10: Meditation
CHAPTER 11: Autogenic Training, Imagery, and Progressive Relaxation
CHAPTER 12: Other Relaxation Techniques
CHAPTER 13: Physiological Arousal Interventions
CHAPTER 14: Strategies for Decreasing Stressful Behaviors
CHAPTER 15: Diversity and Stress
CHAPTER 16: Occupational Stress
CHAPTER 17: Family Stress
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