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Document ID (ISN)69119
CIS number 97-1056
ISBN(s) 0-8493-2908-6
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cooper C.L.
Title Handbook of stress, medicine and health
Bibliographic information CRC Press, Inc., 2000 Corporate Blvd., N.W., Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA, 1996. xii, 388p. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 75.00.
Abstract This manual comprises a series of papers on the health effects of mental stress. Contents: introduction to the causes and health effects of stress and stress management; stress and health (cancer, endocrine responses, mental health, burnout); life events, stress and illness (personal control and the risk of disease, cardiovascular disease, occupational exposure to the AIDS virus); personality, stress and illness; social support, stress and illness; stress, health and families; preventing and treating stress-related illnesses.
Descriptors (primary) health hazards; mental stress
Descriptors (secondary) fatigue; character; immunodeficiency syndrome; cancer; cardiovascular diseases; stress studies; stress factors; endocrine effects; manuals
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental stress and burnout