ISBN 9780761933120,The Underdevelopment of Development : Essays in Honor of Andre Gunder Frank

The Underdevelopment of Development : Essays in Honor of Andre Gunder Frank


Vinay Joshi



SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9780761933120

ISBN-10 0761933123


Number of Pages 212 Pages
Language (English)


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 - Depression - Memory and stress - Aging - Hypertension - Diabetes - Heart disease Table of Contents Preface Prologue What is Stress? Stress Response Metabolism Heart Attacks Does Stress Cause Ulcers? Personality Type and Temperament Stress and Reproduction The Immune System Depression Memory and Stress Pain Aging Stress Management?A Scientific Background Techniques for Stress Management The ?P? Word Appendices Index