Despite its many critics, the notion of stress has proved to be remarkably durable. This classic text offers a wide-ranging introduction to the nature of stress and its effects, as well as its experience and management. Drawing upon a number of different disciplines and approaches including psychology, physiology, pharmacology, psychiatry and occupational health, the author provides a readable and comprehensive account of this complex area.
'The book displays ... orderliness of exposition, clarity of style, a shrewd objectivity of judgment and a genuine attempt to integrate disparate research findings.' - L.A.Warwick-Evans, Biological Psychology
Preface The Nature of Stress Emotion and the Experience of Stress The Response to Stress Stress and Health The Management and Alleviation of Stress Psychopharmacology and Stress Stress at Work Conclusions References Index