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Title Between stress and hope : from a disease-centered to a health-centered perspective / edited by Rebecca Jacoby and Giora Keinan
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 336 pages) : illustrations
Series Praeger series in health psychology
Praeger series in health psychology
Contents Between stress and hope : a historical perspective / Rebecca Jacoby -- Dispositional optimism as a moderator of the impact of health threats on coping and well-being / Jenifer L. Culver, Charles S. Carver, and Michael F. Scheier -- The hopeful ones : a psychological inquiry into the positive mind and heart / C.R. Snyder [and others] -- Fact or artifact : the relationship of hope to a caravan of resources / Stevan E. Hobfoll, Melissa Briggs-Phillips, and Lisa R. Stines -- The dominance of fear over hope--can it be changed? / Maria Jarymowicz and Daniel Bar-Tal -- Magical thinking as a way of coping with stress / Giora Keinan -- Hope and fantasy among women coping with infertility and its treatments / Yael Benyamini -- Hope and recovery : the experience of prisoners of war during the attrition war / Amia Lieblich -- Threat and hope in coping with cancer for health care professionals / Ronna F. Jevne and Cheryl L. Nekolaichuk -- Vulnerability and resilience intertwined : a review of research on Holocaust survivors / Dov Shmotkin -- African Americans' hope and coping with racism stressors / Virgil H. Adams III [and others] -- From hopeless future to futureless hope : temporality among the aged / Haim Hazan -- Cultivating the seeds of hope / Albert Pesso -- The Neverending story : a model for the "work of hope" / Rebecca Jacoby
Summary This volume focuses on the concepts of stress and hope, their psychological and physical outcomes. Past research has focused primarily or exclusively on either stress or hope and its effect on health. This work discusses them side by side and highlights their interrelations. Various theoretical approaches dealing with stress and hope are discussed, and a review of the most recent empirical data is presented. Also included are reports on individuals and groups that have been exposed to various stressful situations, such as racial prejudice, life threatening illness, or imprisonment. The role of
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Clinical health psychology
Stress (Psychology) -- Health aspects
Hope -- Health aspects
Medicine and psychology
Stress, Psychological
Adaptation, Psychological
Psychology, Clinical
SELF-HELP -- Stress Management.
Clinical health psychology.
Hope -- Health aspects.
Medicine and psychology.
Stress (Psychology) -- Health aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Jacoby, Rebecca
Keinan, Giora
LC no. 2003042014
ISBN 031309358X (electronic bk.)
9780313093586 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)