After learning the skills in this book, you’ll: • Respond quickly to early signs of stress • Approach, not avoid, stressful tasks and events • Cope effectively with life events that contribute to stress • Change the catastrophic ...
Author: Christy Matta
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Life is stressful, and that’s not always a bad thing. A certain amount of stress actually helps us work more productively and take action in a crisis. But recurrent and prolonged stress can paralyze us or lead us to feel exhausted, angry, or overwhelmed. The skills presented in The Stress Response can dramatically change the way you process stress. And they don’t take much time to learn. Drawn from a technique therapists use called dialectical behavior therapy, these powerful strategies can help you manage the slings and arrows of life more gracefully and effectively. After learning the skills in this book, you’ll: • Respond quickly to early signs of stress • Approach, not avoid, stressful tasks and events • Cope effectively with life events that contribute to stress • Change the catastrophic thoughts and biases that make stress worse • Practice soothing strategies for calming your body’s stress response
Author: George S. Jr. EverlyPublish On: 2006-04-06
This updated edition covers a range of new topics, including stress and the immune system, post-traumatic stress and crisis intervention, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD), ...
Author: George S. Jr. Everly
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This updated edition covers a range of new topics, including stress and the immune system, post-traumatic stress and crisis intervention, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD), Crisis Management Briefings in response to mass disasters and terrorism, Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM), spirituality and religion as stress management tools, dietary factors and stress, and updated information on psychopharmacologic intervention in the human stress response. It is a comprehensive and accessible guide for students, practitioners, and researchers in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, medicine, nursing, social work, and public health.
Author: George S. Everly Jr.Publish On: 2011-11-01
Barely more than twenty years ago the inquiry into the nature and implications of the psychophysiologic stress response seemed to be restricted to laboratory animals.
Author: George S. Everly Jr.
Barely more than twenty years ago the inquiry into the nature and implications of the psychophysiologic stress response seemed to be restricted to laboratory animals. Today, however, scientists from a wide range of disciplines are studying stress and its implications for human health and disease. This may be because our technical ability actually to measure the phenomenon has increased, as has our understanding of human psychophysiology. Just as important, how ever, may be the fact that we have entered a new era of disease. According to Kenneth Pelletier, we have entered upon an era in which stress plays a dominant role in the determination of human disease. Pelletier has stated that up to 90% of all disease may be stress-related. Whether this estimation seems inflated or not, the fact remains that clinicians of all kinds, including physicians, psychologists, physical therapists, social workers, and counselors, are daily being confronted with clients suffering from excessive psychophysiologic stress arousal. This fact has created a need to know more about the stress response and its treatment. Although more and more health-care professionals are directly or indirectly working with clients who manifest excessive stress, there has been no text previously written which attempted to condensE' between the covers of a single volume a practical, clinically compre hensive discussion of what stress is (as best we currently understand it) and how to treat it when it becomes excessive.
Stress Response: Methods and Protocols brings together a diverse array of practical methodologies that may be employed to address various aspects of the response of mammalian cells to environmental stress.
Author: Stephen M. Keyse
Publisher: Humana Press
Mammalian cells have evolved a complex multicomponent machinery that enables them to sense and respond to a wide variety of potentially toxic agents present in their environment. These stress responses are often associated with an increased cellular capacity to tolerate normally lethal levels of an insult. The realization that the mammalian stress response may be intimately linked with many human diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, ischemia, fever, infection, and cancer, has led to an explosion of interest in this research area. Stress Response: Methods and Protocols brings together a diverse array of practical methodologies that may be employed to address various aspects of the response of mammalian cells to environmental stress. The p- tocols are carefully described by authors who have both devised and succe- fully employed them, and they represent a mixture not only of well-established techniques, but also new technologies at the leading edge of research. The areas covered include the detection and assay of stress-induced damage, the acti- tion of signal transduction pathways, stress-inducible gene expression, and stress protein function. Although no volume of this size can be comprehensive and the topics covered reflect a personal choice, it is hoped that it will prove of subst- tial interest and use to a wide range of research workers in the field.
Author: Jean-Charles PreiserPublish On: 2018-04-25
This book demonstrates how the latest insights into the physiopathology of the stress response can be integrated into clinical practice.
Author: Jean-Charles Preiser
This book demonstrates how the latest insights into the physiopathology of the stress response can be integrated into clinical practice. The topic is particularly relevant since the metabolic changes triggered by acute stress, including adaptive responses such as resistance to anabolic signals, have recently been more precisely delineated. The underlying mechanisms of these changes are also now better understood. The authors analyse how these advances could result in better management and more effective prevention of the long-term clinical consequences of the alterations occurring during the acute phase. An international panel of respected experts discusses these topics and describes the management of some common clinical conditions.
This book makes a novel synthesis of the molecular aspects of the stress response and long term adaptation processes with the system biology approach of biological networks.
Author: Peter Csermely
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This book makes a novel synthesis of the molecular aspects of the stress response and long term adaptation processes with the system biology approach of biological networks. Authored by an exciting mixture of top experts and young rising stars, it provides a comprehensive summary of the field and identifies future trends.
Do you feel that you're stressed? Do you feel that your life is filled with a constant stream of pressures and challenges, issues and problems, tensions and frustrations? Well, you're not alone. Stress has become one of the most dominant background features of many peoples' lives and the costs to our health and wellbeing are simply staggering. Millions of prescriptions are being issued every day for tranquilisers and sleeping pills even as we witness a disturbing increase in stress-related diseases. Yet stress is little more than a habit, an early form of childhood conditioning that we absorbed during our early, formative years. Once we recognise that we're really dealing with a deeply-ingrained habit, we can learn to change our behaviour and rapidly discover that there really is a better way to deal with this pervasive and costly problem There is indeed a much better way and this pioneering book has been designed to show you how to change your behaviour and master your stress response. The stress response developed in humans around fifty to sixty thousand years ago as a natural survival mechanism that was intended to help us survive in dangerous, life-threatening situations. The adrenaline and cortisone that the body produces under stressful conditions would help us fight, for example, a wild and hungry predator or run away. It was a characteristic that was useful enough to have survived up to the present day. But the stress response was only intended to last for two or three minutes. Long enough to fight or flee. It was not intended to function twenty-four hours a day! And that's the problem. People have become so accustomed to being stressed that they don't even realise that they're experiencing various forms of tension almost all of the time. It's time to acknowledge that prolonged stress harms the body, producing a variety of serious health problems that are both unnecessary and largely avoidable. That's why it is so vitally important to master the stress response and learn how to restore natural order, balance, health and wellbeing at every level of our lives. Written by an inspirational and acclaimed specialist in stress management, this excellent book is a treasure chest of practical methods and techniques for reducing tension in our lives. Filled with powerfully effective advice and field-tested systems, the book will show you how to: * Evaluate the levels of stress in your own life * Test your personal stress response * Check your individual stress and tension symptoms * Develop powerful methods for eliminating the knee-jerk stress reaction * Become aware of exactly how your body reacts to stress at every point of the day * Create your personal stress-awareness diary * Build a detailed record of your progress to chart your success * Free yourself from the bonds of constant anxiety * Engage the higher functions of your brain to overcome the old habits of stress * Discover a much more powerful way of living your life * Channel your energy into truly positive attitudes that will support your health and wellbeing Designed as a powerful three-week programme that directly addresses the stress response and offers the potential to live your life in a much happier, calmer, more peaceful and creative manner, this could be the most important book that you will consult this year. Don't spend another single moment trapped in the chains of tension. Download the book now and learn to experience the wonder of living without stress for the rest of your life.
This clinical work has provided the background for a greatly expanded discussion of treatment technique and a new chapter on therapeutics of stress response syndromes.
Author: Mardi Jon Horowitz
Publisher: Jason Aronson
In this revised and expanded second edition, Dr. Horowitz places special emphasis on treatment. The chapters on diagnosis, theory and therapeutic technique have been extensively revised. In ten years since the publication of the first edition, Dr. Horowitz has continued to direct the Centre for the Study of Neurosis at the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute of the University of California, placing particular emphasis on psychotherapy of stress response syndromes. This clinical work has provided the background for a greatly expanded discussion of treatment technique and a new chapter on therapeutics of stress response syndromes. Mental health professional who want to be effective with patients experiencing the stress of bereavement, traumatic accident, medical illness or other life events should find this book a useful guide.
Author: George S. Everly Jr.Publish On: 2011-11-21
This present volume entitled A Clinical Guide to the Treatment of the Human Stress Response is the result.
Author: George S. Everly Jr.
In 1981, Plenum Press published a text entitled The Nature and Treatment of the Stress Response by Robert Rosenfeld, M. D. , and me. That text attempted to do what no other text from a major publisher had previously attempted, that is, to create a clinically practical guide for the treatment of excessive stress and its arousal-related syndromes-this to be captured between the same covers in combination with a detailed, clinically relevant pedagogy on the neurological and endocrinological foundations of the stress re sponse itself. That volume has enjoyed considerable success having found markets among practicing professionals and clinical students as well. The fields of psychosomatic medicine, health psychology, behavioral medicine, and applied stress research have appreciably expanded their boundaries since the publication of the aforementioned volume. Although remarkably little of the clinical utility of that volume has been eroded with time, it was felt that an updated and more integrative clinical textbook needed to be offered to practicing clinicians and students within clinical rather than simply create a second edition of training programs. Therefore, was made to create a significantly revised the original volume, the decision and expanded volume that would cover many of the same topics as the original volume but would provide a primary emphasis on the treatment of excessive stress and that would employ an integrative phenomenological model to facilitate that end. This present volume entitled A Clinical Guide to the Treatment of the Human Stress Response is the result.