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Methods for Stress Management

(5 reviews)

Allen Urich, The Pennsylvania State University

Copyright Year: 2017

Last Update: 2023

Publisher: Pennsylvania State University

Language: English

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Reviewed by Penny Quinn, Associate Professor, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College on 1/4/24

Easy to follow layout with an introductory chapter which established stress verses eustress and provision of Selye's GAS foundational understanding. The meat of the text identifies 19 stress management techniques to aid students in exposure to... read more

Reviewed by Elina Thomas, Assistant Professor, Earlham College on 12/30/23

Some of the main concepts typically covered when discussing stress, like chronic stress, acute stress and General Adaptation syndrome are covered reasonably well (more detail could be provided here, like descriptions of each of the stages of... read more

Reviewed by Mary Jordan, Librarian, St. Cloud Technical & Community College on 12/20/23

It seems to cover many relevant topics to the concept of stress management. read more

Reviewed by rebekah coxwell, Adjunct Professor, Tidewater Community College on 12/12/23

see below. read more

Reviewed by Mary Hennessy, Faculty, Portland Community College on 12/4/23

Great overview of most areas of stress and wellness. read more

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Stress
  • Chapter 2: Managing Stress
  • Chapter 3: Relaxation
  • Chapter 4: Communication
  • Chapter 5: Managing Anger
  • Chapter 6: Anxiety
  • Chapter 7: Healthy Eating
  • Chapter 8: Physical Activity and Exercise
  • Chapter 9: Efficient Time Management
  • Chapter 10: Implementing a Stress Reduction Plan

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About the Book

Stress is a feeling you get when faced with a challenge. In small doses, stress can be good for you because it makes you more alert and gives you a burst of energy. For instance, if you start to cross the street and see a car about to run you over, that jolt you feel helps you to jump out of the way before you get hit. But feeling stressed for a long time can take a toll on your mental and physical health. Even though it may seem hard to find ways to de-stress with all the things you have to do, it’s important to find those ways. Your health depends on it.

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