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Author Thayer, Robert E.

Title The origin of everyday moods : managing energy, tension, and stress / Robert E. Thayer
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1996


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Description x, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Mood and Its Meanings -- 2. A Theory of Mood -- 3. Moods as Barometers of Well-Being -- 4. The Relationship Between Mood and Thoughts -- 5. Energy and Tension Changes with PMS, Drugs, Social Interaction, Weather, and Life Events -- 6. How Energy and Tension Interact -- 7. The Evolutionary Biology of Moods -- 8. The Physiology and Anatomy of Mood -- 9. Self-Regulation: Why, How, and How Effective? -- 10. Individual Differences in Mood-Regulating Strategies -- 11. Mood Substitution: Different Ways of Achieving the Same Mood -- 12. Rational Mood Substitution: Exercise More and Indulge Less -- 13. The Practical Psychology of Self-Regulation -- 14. Overcoming Tense-Tiredness by Increasing Energy -- 15. Reducing Tension to Overcome Tense-Tiredness -- 16. Moods at Different Times of Day -- 17. Systematic Self-Observation: The First Step in Mood Change -- 18. A Review of the Origin and Self-Regulation of Everyday Moods -- Appendix: Beyond Stress Management to Calm-Energy
Summary Explains how understanding your moods and what causes them can help you think more clearly, be more productive and lead a more enjoyable life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [235]-264) and index
Subject Affect (Psychology)
Mood (Psychology)
Stress (Psychology)
Stress management.
LC no. 95036962
ISBN 0195087917