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.
Chapter 2: Elements of the Stress Process and Implications for Stress Management
Elements of the Stress Process and Implications for Stress Management
I wish you love at home, happiness in your work, and success with your stress.
The founder of modern stress research, Hans Selye, spent a lifetime trying to better understand the biology of stress and published hundreds of scientific papers and dozens of books on his findings. As stress concepts developed and matured, he took a much broader perspective that moved stress research from an initial, purely experimental science to a popular concept, to human applications, and to the integration of stress biology with a philosophy of life. In the seminal The Stress of Life, Selye (1956, p. ...