This volume is based on the First International Conference on Stress and Emotion, held in Visegrad, Hungary. It covers, in four sections, theoretical aspects of stress and emotion, perception, cognition and emotion, the physiological and biological concomitants of emotion and stress, type A behaviour and emotion. There is also an appendix of reports on the subject.
Part 1 Theories of stress and emotion: intellectual emotions; reversal Theory And The Structure Of Emotional Experience; Emotions And adaptations; an open-systems perspective; one person's stress is Another Person's Pleasure. Part 2 Perception, Cognition And Emotion: trait anxiety and cognition; need achievement revisited - verification of Atkinson's original "2 X 2 model"; relationships between maturity of moral judgment and state-trait anxiety. Part 3 Physiological and Biochemical Concomitants Of Stress And Emotion: Decreased Impact Of stress - biological and developmental factors in psychopathy; psychophysiological characteristics of anxiety patients; modifications of physiological and subjective responses to stress through heart rate and skin conductance biofeedback; post-dexamethasone serum cortisol Level And Coping. Part 4 Stress, Type A Behaviour And Emotion: perception of anxiety situations in Dutch adolescents - sex and age differences and cross-cultural comparisons; type A components, stress responses, and enforced time wasting and agression; type A behaviour, self-reference and the activation of anger and aggression; anger and anxiety in essential hypertension.
Series: STRESS AND EMOTION : Book 14
Number Of Pages: 356
Published: 1st June 1991
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51
Weight (kg): 0.66
Edition Number: 1