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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Durkheim (1893) viewed alienation as a condition of anomie that arises when people experience the lack or loss of acceptable norms to guide their efforts to achieve socially prescribed goals. To speak of powerlessness, meaninglessness, ...
The above list consists largely of negative experiences that are harmful or threatening. Some writers (cf. Holmes & Masuda, 1974) maintain that any change, positive or negative, can have stressful impact. We shall examine this question ...
It is stated directly in the work of Grinker and Spiegel (1945), who wrote "appraisal of the situation requires mental activity involving judgment, discrimination, and choice of activity, based largely on past experience” (p.
Emotion as we know it in experience was written off as a psychological concept having no substance beyond the antecedent and consequent conditions that defined it. This view was also analogous to the physiologists' concept of ...
... by seeking retrospective reports about what subjects thought about and felt during the stressful experience. ... coping strategies such as detachment or denial as well as the intensity and quality of the distress experienced.
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8 The Individual and Society
9 Cognitive Theories of Emotion
10 Methodological Issues
11 Treatment and Stress Management