Measuring Stress

Measuring Stress : A Guide for Health and Social Scientists

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This book is a resource for health and social scientists who assess the role of stress in their studies of physical and psychiatric illness. This work discusses how stress is conceptualized, the pathways through which stressors influence the onset and progression of psychiatric and physical illness, the alternate methods of measuring stress, and how one decides on appropriate measurement.show more

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 156.5 x 235.7 x 20.6mm | 398.12g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • line figures
  • 0195121201
  • 9780195121209
  • 1,429,968

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." . .their work is coherent, lively, and to the point." --Contemporary Psychology"A valuable resource for all individuals interested in any aspect of stress research." --Health and Stressshow more

Table of contents

PART I: CONCEPTUALIZING STRESS AND ITS RELATION TO DISEASE; PART II: ENVIRONMENTAL PERSPECTIVES; PART III: PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES; PART IV: BIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVESshow more

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