Stress: A Brief History (Blackwell Brief Histories of Psychology)
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Stress: A Brief History is a lively, accessible, and detailed examination of the origins of the field of stress research.
- First concise, accessible, academically grounded book on the origins of the concept of stress.
different theories and models of stress such as the psychosomatic
approach, homeostasis, and general adaptation syndrome.
the work and intriguing contributions of key researchers in the field
such as Walter Cannon, Hans Selye, Harold Wolff, and Richard Lazarus.
the origins of key concepts in stress such as stressful life events,
the coronary-prone personality, and appraisals and coping.
in a discussion of what makes a good theory and what obligations stress
researchers have to those whose working lives they study.
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