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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Why then should it surprise anyone that a species as advanced neurologically as Homo sapiens should have developed a highly symbolic set of cognitive processes for distinguishing among experiences that harm, threaten, challenge, ...
This study provides one of the strongest empirical challenges to the idea of undifferentiated autonomic nervous system activity in emotional response. The research of Mason (1974; Mason et al., 1976) also has provided evidence that the ...
Frankenhaeuser (1980) observes further, “challenging but controllable tasks are likely to induce effort without distress. On the physiological level this means that catecholamine secretion will rise, whereas cortisol secretion may be ...
Stress appraisals include harm/loss, threat, and challenge. In harm/loss, some damage to the person has already been sustained, as in an incapacitating injury or illness, recognition of some damage to self- or social esteem, ...
The third kind of stress appraisal, challenge, has much in common with threat in that it too calls for the mobilization of coping efforts. The main difference is that challenge appraisals focus on the potential for gain or growth ...
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8 The Individual and Society
9 Cognitive Theories of Emotion
10 Methodological Issues
11 Treatment and Stress Management