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Title The handbook of stress science : biology, psychology, and health / editors, Richard J. Contrada, Andrew Baum
Published New York, NY : Springer Pub., ©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 676 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Stress, adaptation, and health / Richard J. Contrada -- Regulation of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis, chronic stress, and energy / Mary F. Dallman and Dirk Hellhammer -- The cardiovascular system / Matthew M. Burg and Thomas G. Pickering -- Effects of stress on immune function / Firdaus S. Dhabhar -- Behavioral, emotional, and cognitive sequelae of immune system activation / Joanne M. Hash-Converse and Alexander W. Kusnecov -- Genetic epidemiology of stress and gene by stress interaction / Jeanne M. McCaffery -- The molecular biology of stress / Andrew Baum, Kara Lorduy, and Frank J. Jenkins -- Social responses to stress / Shelley E. Taylor and Sarah L. Master -- Stress and support processes / Bert N. Uchino and Wendy Birmingham -- Social network functions and health / Karen S. Rook, Kristin J. August, and Dara H. Sorkin -- Stress and the workplace / Alankrita Pandey, James Campbell Quick, Ana Maria Rossi, Debra L. Nelson, and Wayne Martin -- The challenge of stress in modern organizations / Ashley Weinberg and Cary Cooper -- Racism as a psychosocial stressor / Elizabeth Brondolo, Nisha Brady ver Halen, Daniel Libby, and Melissa Pencille -- Socioeconomic status and stress / Tarani Chandola and Michael G. Marmot -- The role of appraisal and emotion in coping and adaptation / Craig A. Smith and Leslie D. Kirby -- The dynamics of emotion in adaptation to stress / Patrick H. Finan, Alex J. Zautra, and Rebecca Wershba -- Coping / Charles S. Carver -- Personality and stress / Paula G. Williams, Timoth W. Smith, Heather E. Gunn, and Bert N. Uchino -- Gender / Mary C. Davis, Mary Hl Burleson, and Denise M. Kruszewski
Section 1: Biology -- Section II: Social context -- Section III: Psychology -- Section IV: Behaviours and mental and physical health outcomes -- Section V: Research methods, tools, and strategies
Summary Edited by two leading health psychologists, The Handbook of Stress Science presents a detailed overview of key topics in stress and health psychology. With discussions on how stress influences physical health-including its effects on the nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, and immune systems-the text is a valuable source for health psychologists, as well as researchers in behavioral medicine, neuroscience, genetics, clinical and social psychology, sociology, and public health. This state-of-the-art resource reviews conceptual developments, empirical findings, clinical applications, and investi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Stress (Physiology) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Stress (Psychology) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Adaptation, Physiological -- physiology.
Adaptation, Psychological -- physiology.
Brain -- physiology.
Stress, Physiological -- physiology.
Stress, Psychological -- metabolism.
Form Electronic book
Author Baum, Andrew.
Contrada, Richard J.
ISBN 0826117716