Stress, Appraisal, and Coping
Springer Publishing Company, 15. ožu 1984. - Broj stranica: 456
The reissue of a classic work, now with a foreword by Daniel Goleman!
Here is a monumental work that continues in the tradition pioneered by co-author Richard Lazarus in his classic book Psychological Stress and the Coping Process. Dr. Lazarus and his collaborator, Dr. Susan Folkman, present here a detailed theory of psychological stress, building on the concepts of cognitive appraisal and coping which have become major themes of theory and investigation.
As an integrative theoretical analysis, this volume pulls together two decades of research and thought on issues in behavioral medicine, emotion, stress management, treatment, and life span development. A selective review of the most pertinent literature is included in each chapter. The total reference listing for the book extends to 60 pages.
This work is necessarily multidisciplinary, reflecting the many dimensions of stress-related problems and their situation within a complex social context. While the emphasis is on psychological aspects of stress, the book is oriented towards professionals in various disciplines, as well as advanced students and educated laypersons. The intended audience ranges from psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, nurses, and social workers to sociologists, anthropologists, medical researchers, and physiologists.
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... type of defense. A similar formulation, dominant in American psychology for many decades, was the reinforcement-learning theory of Hull (1943) and Spence (1956). Anxiety was viewed as a classically conditioned response that led to ...
... types of disorders such as ulcers and colitis could be explained on the basis of special kinds of psychodynamic processes. Unsuccessful attempts were made to use psychodynamic formulations to identify an “ulcer personality” (Alexander ...
... types: major changes, often cataclysmic and affecting large numbers of persons; major changes affecting one or a few persons; and daily hassles. As to the first, certain cataclysmic phenomena are usually treated as universally stressful ...
... types of stressors that differ primarily in their duration, and overlap some of the distinctions made above. The four types of stressors are (Elliott & Eisdorfer, 1982): (1) Acute, time-limited stressors, such as going parachute jumping ...
... types of events, as well as in their interpretations and reactions. Under comparable conditions, for example, one person responds with anger, another with depression, yet another with anxiety or guilt; and still others feel challenged ...
8 The Individual and Society
9 Cognitive Theories of Emotion
10 Methodological Issues
11 Treatment and Stress Management