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Author Edworthy, Ann, 1952-

Title Managing stress / Ann Edworthy
Published Buckingham [England] ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 2000


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  155.9042 Edw/Mst  AVAILABLE
Description 102 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Managing universities and colleges
Managing universities and colleges.
Contents 1. Setting the scene -- What is stress? -- Approaches to stress -- Good stress versus bad stress -- Stress, the individual and work -- 2. Manifestations of stress -- Stages of stress -- Signs of stress at work -- Personality types and stress -- 3. General sources of stress -- Sources of stress -- 4. Sources of stress in further and higher education -- Stress in higher education -- Stress in further education -- 5. Stress and health -- Physiological illnesses -- Psychological illnesses -- 6. Stress management -- Keeping a stress diary -- Becoming change-skilled -- Adopting a healthy lifestyle -- Adopting the right attitude -- Thought awareness -- Imagery (autogenic therapy) -- Learning to relax -- Correct breathing -- Value and goal planning -- Time management -- Some general advice -- The individual's ten commandments for effective stress management -- 7. Organizations and stress management -- Recognize the signs -- Approaches to the problem
The college's ten commandments for effective stress management
Summary "Managing Stress identifies the nature of stress for individuals, and what causes it in further and higher education. It helps staff in academic institutions to recognize the signs and symptoms of stress, and highlights the potential health problems if the stress is not managed. It provides its readers with a selection of stress reduction and stress management techniques that can help them reassess their lifestyles, and take the necessary steps to lead healthier lives."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Universities and colleges -- Employees -- Job stress.
Stress management.
Stress management -- Great Britain.
College teachers -- Job stress -- Great Britain.
Stress -- prevention & control
United Kingdom.
LC no. 00022496
ISBN 0335204058 paperback