|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 161-194) and indexes
|aStress : definitions and pathways to disease--Elements of the stress process and implications for stress management--Descriptions, rationales, and outcomes of stress management interventions--Now what? : a summary, reflections, and recommendations
Stress Management: From Basic Science to Better Practice examines documented pathways between stress and health and develops the scientific foundations for sound interventions. The book begins with a broad review of the term 'stress' and its importance for health. The text then provides a critical examination of the elements of the stress process, extracts supporting research for a rationale of stress management and describes various stress management techniques and their effectiveness.