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Books on aspects of stress

National Stress Awareness Day

November 1st 2017 was National Stress Awareness Day.  The Library has books on managing stress, on the effects of stress upon human health,  and on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.  You’ll find them shelved near the main Reading Room doors with Barnard classification FD to FE.

Managing stress

Books on managing stressInsights into the Concept of Stress” by Cyralene P. Bryce (2001) – knowledge and skills to help individuals better understand, recognise and manage emotions in traumatic situations.

Stress Management in Disasters” by Cyralene P. Bryce (2001) – practical advice to mitigate the psychological dysfunction associated with disasters and emergencies.

Coping with Stress at University : a Survival Guide” by Stephen Palmer & Angela Puri (2006) – a handbook to assist with the change-filled process of Higher Education.

Stress and health

Stress and effects on healthStress, Immune Function and Health” by Bruce S. Rabin (1999) – a psycho-neuro-immunological look at the long-term effects of stress on physical and mental health.

Stress, Stress Hormones and the Immune System” edited by Julia C. Buckingham, Glenda E. Gillies and Anne-Marie Cowell (1997) – examines the interplay between the neuro-endocrine and immune systems.

Stress : perspectives and processes” by Dean Bartlett (1998) – considers stress within the framework of the psycho-social processes involved in physical and mental well-being.

Traumatic Stress and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Books on PTSDInternational Handbook of Traumatic Stress Syndromes” edited by John P. Wilson and Beverley Raphael (1993) – a comprehensive reference work on PTSD with sections on assessment, measurement, and research protocols for trauma related to war veterans, victims of torture, children, and the aged.

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Diagnosis, Management and Treatment” edited by David Nutt, Jonathan RT Davidson and Joseph Zohar (2000) – diagnosis, treatment, and research direction.

Traumatic Stress in Critical Occupations: Recognition, Consequences and Treatment” by Douglas Paton and John M. Violanti (1996) – practical solutions to the issues affecting emergency medical service professionals.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders : Concepts and Therapy” edited by William Yule (1999) – written by authors from the University of London Institute of Psychiatry’s unit for the study and treatment of PTSD.


 

 

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