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Practical Stress Management - With CD - 3rd edition

Practical Stress Management - With CD (ISBN10: 0805355618; ISBN13: 9780805355611)
ISBN13: 978-0805355611
ISBN10: 0805355618

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0805355628
ISBN10: 0805355626

Summary: Features
  • Self-assessment worksheets in every chapter allow students to gauge their stress levels and coping skills.
  • Stress management tips give students practical advice on how to handle stress in their own lives.
  • Thoughts for Reflection boxes provide ideas on ways to improve physical and emotional health.
  • Comes packaged with a CD-ROM titled "Relaxation Techniques." T
    he CD contains an introduction to the issues of stress and its impact on human health, as well as a series of four relaxation exercises--yogic breathing (pranayama), progressive muscle relaxation, autogenic training, and visual imagery.
New To This Edition
  • Thoroughly updated to include the latest research and most up-to-date sources in stress management. Covers hot topics such as complementary and alternative medicine, yoga, and technostress (stress caused by use of modern technology, including computers and the Internet).
  • More student-related examples help students see how to overcome stressors that they encounter in their own lives, such as exams and personal problems.
  • Emphasis on optimal health versus disease prevention underscores a positive approach to personal well-being.
  • Revised food pyramid and nutrition chapter gives current federal guidelines.
  • Increased coverage of Eastern philosophy includes discussion of the mind/body/spirit connection, yogic asanas, tai chi, chi qong, and meditation.
  • New application boxes include problem-solving techniques to cope with issues such as violence and anxiety from traumatic events such as the September 11th terrorist attacks.
  • Salient Terms in every chapter help students review the material and stay focused on key concepts.
  • Websites to Explore provides students with online resources for further information on topics covered in the chapter.
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Summary: Features
  • Self-assessment worksheets in every chapter allow students to gauge their stress levels and coping skills.
  • Stress management tips give students practical advice on how to handle stress in their own lives.
  • Thoughts for Reflection boxes provide ideas on ways to improve physical and emotional health.
  • Comes packaged with a CD-ROM titled "Relaxation Techniques." The CD contains an introduction to the issues of stress and its impact on human health, as well as a series of four relaxation exercises--yogic breathing (pranayama), progressive muscle relaxation, autogenic training, and visual imagery.
New To This Edition
  • Thoroughly updated to include the latest research and most up-to-date sources in stress management. Covers hot topics such as complementary and alternative medicine, yoga, and technostress (stress caused by use of modern technology, including computers and the Internet).
  • More student-related examples help students see how to overcome stressors that they encounter in their own lives, such as exams and personal problems.
  • Emphasis on optimal health versus disease prevention underscores a positive approach to personal well-being.
  • Revised food pyramid and nutrition chapter gives current federal guidelines.
  • Increased coverage of Eastern philosophy includes discussion of the mind/body/spirit connection, yogic asanas, tai chi, chi qong, and meditation.
  • New application boxes include problem-solving techniques to cope with issues such as violence and anxiety from traumatic events such as the September 11th terrorist attacks.
  • Salient Terms in every chapter help students review the material and stay focused on key concepts.
  • Websites to Explore provides students with online resources for further information on topics covered in the chapter.
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Edition/Copyright: 3RD 04
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Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Year Published: 2004
International: No

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