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Stress and Your Health: From Vulnerability to Resilience (Paperback)

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Stress and Your Health: From Vulnerability to Resilience presents an evidence-based evaluation of the various effects of stress, along with methods to alleviate distress and stress-related illnesses.

  • Examines myriad stressor effects and proven ways to alleviate stress in our lives
  • Covers a wide range of stressor-related topics including therapeutic strategies to deal with stress and factors that hinder treatment of stress
  • Makes difficult biochemical and immunological concepts accessible to a non-specialist audience
  • Addresses many of the factors that cause individuals to be more vulnerable to the impact of stressors and at increased risk for pathology

About the Author

Hymie Anisman is a Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He also holds a Canada Research Chair in Neuroscience and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Professor Anisman's research includes the influence of stressors on neurochemical and neuroendocrine systems, and how these influence psychological (anxiety, depression) and physical (immune-related) disorders. He is the author of An Introduction to Stress and Health (2014) and co-editor of Handbook of Psychoneuroimmunology (Wiley, 2014).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781118850244
ISBN-10: 1118850246
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: May 6th, 2015
Pages: 296
Language: English