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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... predict performance simply by reference to stressful stimuli, and that to predict performance outcomes required attention to the psychological processes that created individual differences in reaction. For example, people could differ ...
... predict it, the positive or negative valence of the event, and so on. Consider, for example, the possible differences between the unexpected loss of a loved one in an automobile accident and the slow and predictable loss that occurs in ...
... predict psychological stress as a reaction without reference to properties of the person. Psychological stress, therefore, is a relationship between the person and the environment that is appraised by the person as taxing or exceeding ...
... predicted and interpreted, The idea that how a person construes an event shapes the emotional and behavioral response has a long tradition in Western thought. Some two thousand years ago the Roman philosopher Epictetus stated (in the ...
... predicted with increasing accuracy as the multiple factors involved, including affective states, defensive organization, social setting, prior experiential or developmental factors, and current activities, can all be evaluated in a ...
8 The Individual and Society
9 Cognitive Theories of Emotion
10 Methodological Issues
11 Treatment and Stress Management