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Stress and its impact on society

Daniel Johns

Nova Science Publishers 2006, 184 s. ISBN 1594549648
Bogomtale fra forlaget.

As documented by health and medical professionals and social and behavioral scientists, stress has a pervasive presence in our society. The effects of stress on both the individual and our culture have received much attention. The research presented in this book explores how the presence of stress has impacted society.


Table of Contents:

1. Defensive Personality Effects on Cardiovascular Health: A Review of the Evidence; pp. 1-21
(Thomas Rutledge, University of California, USA).

2. A Contemporary Model of Stress for Understanding Family Functioning and the Psychological Distress in Relatives of People with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI); pp. 23-56
(Malcolm Anderson).

3. Stress-Reactivity and Health: The Impact of Exercise and Nutrition; pp. 57-78
(Mark Hamer, Unilever Health Institute, The Netherlands and Stephen H. Boutcher, University of New South Wales, Australia).

4. Stress in the Emergency Department and Burnout Syndrome; pp. 79-97
(Arif Alper Cevik, Osmangazi University, Turkey and James Holliman, Pennslyvania State University, USA).

5. Burnout: Quality of Life and Mental Health Among Nurses Attending Prevention Courses; pp. 99-116
(Lisbet Borge).

6. Stress and Somatization: A Sociocultural Perspective; pp. 117-132
(Rachel A. Askew and Corey L.M. Keyes, Emory University).

7. Stress and Temporomandibular Disorder: A Review; pp. 133-170
(Martin Sieber, University of Zurich, Switzerland).