SAGE Publications Ltd
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All over the world, people are experiencing increasing levels of stress due to a variety of reasons which include pressures at the workplace, marital or family stress and changing social mores, among others. This has contributed to deteriorating health and an alarming growth in lifestyle-related diseases, such as diabetes and chronic heart problems.
The author presents an absorbing and comprehensive look at the concept of stress and explores its physiological effects, our body?s stress responses and its results. He presents a guide to choosing the most appropriate techniques to manage stress and methods to improve our health.
This lucid book takes a detailed look at a variety of topics including:
- Personality types and temperaments
- Stress and reproduction
- The immune system
- Memory and stress
- Heart disease
Table of Contents
What is Stress?
Does Stress Cause Ulcers?
Personality Type and Temperament
Stress and Reproduction
The Immune System
Memory and Stress
Stress Management?A Scientific Background
Techniques for Stress Management
The ?P? Word