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Stress and Emotion : A New Synthesis - Richard S. Lazarus

Stress and Emotion

A New Synthesis

Paperback Published: 1st January 1999
ISBN: 9781853434563
Number Of Pages: 320

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A sequel to "Stress, Appraisal and Coping", this volume explores the latest findings and trends in research and theory. It focuses on the rationale for a cognitive-mediational approach to stress and the emotions, and distinguishes between social, physiological and psychological stress. Topics include: work and family stress; chronic stress; traumatic stress disorders; crisis theory and management; stress in special groups such as ageing and the aged; children and adolescents; the stress of dislocation and immigration; stress and infections; the role of the nervous system; author's view of the recent changes in psychotherapy.

Figures and Tables
Philosophical Issues
Epistemology and Metatheoryp. 3
Levels of Scientific Analysis
Stress and Emotionp. 27
Psychological Stress and Appraisalp. 49
Emotions and Appraisalp. 86
Copingp. 101
Research Applications
Stress and Traumap. 129
Stress, Emotion, and Coping in Special Groupsp. 165
Narrative Viewpoint
Emotion Narratives: A Radical New Research Approachp. 193
Narrative Vignettes for Each of 15 Emotionsp. 216
Clinical Issues
Health, Clinical Intervention, and the Futurep. 259
Referencesp. 287
Subject Indexp. 329
Name Indexp. 333
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ISBN: 9781853434563
ISBN-10: 1853434566
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st January 1999
Publisher: Free Association Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 14.7  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.6