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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... demand (which Selye called a “stressor"), but a universal physiological set of reactions and processes created by such a demand. In the early 1950s Selye published an Annual Report of Stress (1950, 1951–1956) on his research. This work ...
... demands and noxious agents, Wolff appears to have regarded stress as a state of the body, although he never tried to define it systematically, as Selye did. He wrote (as cited in Hinkle, 1973, p. 31): I have used the word [stress] in ...
... demands. The growing realization of the importance of person factors such as motivation and coping (cf. Lazarus, Deese, & Osler, 1952) led to changes in the formulation of the problem of stress and skilled performance. For example, many ...
... demands of the environment (Altman & Wohlwill, 1977; Proshansky, Ittelson, & Rivlin, 1970; Stokols, 1977). Environmental constraints and environmental resources (Klausner, 1971) on which the possibilities for coping depend are also ...
... demands, as in Mahl's (1949, 1952, 1953) observation that gastric acid secretion occurs only with chronic stress. Other potentially fruitful distinctions include the magnitude of adjustive demands, the kinds of adjustment called for ...
8 The Individual and Society
9 Cognitive Theories of Emotion
10 Methodological Issues
11 Treatment and Stress Management