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Managing Stress, Ninth Edition

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    ISBN: 9781284126266
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    Managing Stress, Ninth Edition
    ISBN: 9781284126266

Brian Luke Seaward

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Now in its ninth edition, Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health & Well-Being with Navigate 2 Advantage Access provides a modern, comprehensive approach to stress management, honouring the balance and harmony of the mind, body, spirit, and emotions.  Referred to as the “authority on stress management” by students and professionals, this book equips students with the tools needed to identify and manage stress while teaching them how to strive for health and balance.  The holistic approach taken by internationally acclaimed lecturer and author Brian Luke Seaward gently guides the reader to greater levels of mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being by emphasising the importance of mind-body-spirit unity. 

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  • NEW! – Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access complete with interactive eBook, interactive lectures, workbook, audio engagement with the author, meditation audio and video, assessments, learning analytics reporting tools, and more.
  • NEW! – The best-selling The Art of Peace and Relaxation Workbook, Ninth Edition is now included within Navigate 2 and includes writable PDFs.
  • NEW! – Includes new information on the human microbiome and stress; Lyme disease and stress; DNA, telomeres, stress and aging; and stress and inflammation.
  • NEW! –Includes new information on social stresses in America, stress and insomnia, techno stress, and a closer look at panic attacks.

Table of Contents

Part  1  The Nature of Stress
  Chapter  1  The Nature of Stress
  Chapter  2  The Sociology of Stress
  Chapter  3  Physiology of Stress
  Chapter  4  Stress and Disease
Part  2  The Mind and Soul
  Chapter  5  Toward a Psychology of Stress
  Chapter  6  The Stress Emotions: Anger, Fear, and Joy
  Chapter  7  Stress-Prone and Stress-Resistant Personality Traits
  Chapter  8  Stress and Human Spirituality
Part  3  Coping Strategies
  Chapter  9  Cognitive Restructuring: Reframing
  Chapter  10  Healthy Boundaries: Behavior Modification
  Chapter  11  Journal Writing
  Chapter  12  Expressive Art Therapy 
  Chapter  13  Humor Therapy (Comic Relief)
  Chapter  14  Creative Problem Solving
  Chapter  15  Communication Skills in the Information Age
  Chapter  16  Resource Management: Managing Time and Money
  Chapter  17  Additional Coping Techniques
Part  4  Relaxation Techniques
  Chapter  18  Diaphragmatic Breathing
  Chapter  19  Meditation and Mindfulness
  Chapter  20  Hatha Yoga
  Chapter  21  Mental Imagery and Visualization
  Chapter  22  Music Therapy
  Chapter  23  Massage Therapy
  Chapter  24  T'ai Chi Ch'uan 
  Chapter  25  Progressive Muscular Relaxation
  Chapter  26  Autogenic Training and Clinical Biofeedback
  Chapter  27  Physical Exercise, Nutrition, and Stress
  Chapter  28  Ecotherapy: The Healing Power of Nature

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