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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... of us now laboring in any of the multiple fields he helped found will still find in this historic work ideas that enrich our thinking. Daniel Goleman Contents Foreword Preface 1 The Stress Concept in the Life vi Foreword.
... Concept in the Life Sciences A Bit of History Modern Developments The Concept of Stress Summary 2 Cognitive Appraisal Processes Why Is a Concept of Appraisal Necessary? The Place of Cognitive Appraisal in Stress Theory Basic Forms of ...
... concept of stress are certainly not new. Cofer and Appley (1964) wisely pointed out some years ago that the term stress ". . . has all but preempted a field previously shared by a number of other concepts . . .” (p. 441), including ...
... concepts of stress and strain survived, and in 19th century medicine they were conceived as a basis of ill health ... concept of the Type A personality—hardly limited, incidentally, to any ethnic group— with a special vulnerability to ...
... concept from physiology to psychology and other behavioral sciences. Although the enormous volume of work on hormonal stress secretions that stemmed from Selye's work had obvious implications at the sociological and psychological levels ...
8 The Individual and Society
9 Cognitive Theories of Emotion
10 Methodological Issues
11 Treatment and Stress Management