Psychosocial Stress

Psychosocial Stress : Perspectives on Structure, Theory, Life-Course and Methods

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In the past ten years, research on stress has increased dramatically. Psychosocial Stress: Perspectives on Structure, Theory, Life-Course, and Methods brings researchers, clinicians, and academics up-to-date on the many facets of this research.
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  • Hardback | 401 pages
  • 159 x 235.2 x 25.4mm | 855.95g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • illustrations, index
  • 0123975654
  • 9780123975652

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In general, the text provides a comprehensive and contemporary discussion of both the substantive and methodological issues in the field of psychosocial stress.... The depth of analysis of the subject matter was highly impressive.... This...volume will certainly be appreciated by scholars in the field as a comprehensive text that bridges the gap between the historical beginning, current knowledge, and insightful future directions in the study of psychosocial stress. --Jennifer Rothfleisch and Joy Schmitz, Mental Sciences Institute, University of Texas, in CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGY
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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction: ; 1. Perspectives on Psychosocial Stress. ; Part II. Components of the Psychosocial Stress Process; 2. The Domains and Boundaries of Stress Concepts. 3. Mediating and Moderating Processes in Psychosocial Stress: Appraisal, Coping, Resistance, and Vulnerability. ; 4. Consequences of Psychosocial Stress: The Universe of Stress Outcomes. Part III. Theoretical Perspectives on Psychosocial Stress; 5. Social Identities and Psychosocial Stress. 6. Psychosocial Stress from the Perspective of Self Theory. ; Part IV. Psychosocial Stress in Temporal Perspective: ; 7. Psychosocial Stress over the Life Course. ; Part V. Methodology of Psychosocial Stress Research: ; 8. Measurement Issues in Research on Psychosocial Stress. ; 9. Analysis of Psychosocial Stress. ; Part VI. Psychosocial Stress in Retrospect and Prospect: ; 10. Themes, Lacunae, and Directions in Research on Psychosocial Stress. Chapter References. Author Index. Subject Index.
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