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Author Dewe, Philip J
Title Stress : A Brief History
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2004
©2004
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (162 pages)
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Series Blackwell Brief Histories of Psychology Ser
Blackwell Brief Histories of Psychology Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- CHAPTER 1 FROM EARLY BEGINNINGS TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY -- Introduction -- Hooke's Law and the Engineering Analogy -- The Eighteenth Century and Beyond -- Summary: Themes from the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries -- CHAPTER 2 THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE EARLY YEARS -- Introduction -- The Emergence of the School of Functionalism -- Fatigue and Mental Hygiene -- Psychosomatic Medicine and the Contribution of Walter Cannon -- Hans Selye -- The Work of Harold Wolff -- Summary -- CHAPTER 3 THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: FROM THE 1950s TO RICHARD LAZARUS -- Introduction: Stress in the 1950s and 1960s -- Stressful Life Events -- The Social Readjustment Scale -- Daily Hassles and Uplifts and the Debate that Followed -- The Debate: Critical Life Events versus Hassles and Uplifts -- Personality and Type A Behavior Patterns -- Towards the Study of Individual Differences -- A Return to the 1950s and 1960s and a Change in Focus -- The History of Stress in Sweden -- The Origins of Organizational Psychology -- Summary -- CHAPTER 4 THE WORK OF RICHARD LAZARUS -- Introduction -- The Beginnings -- The Berkeley Stress and Coping Project -- A Historical Look at Appraisal -- The Nature of Appraisals and the Debate that Followed -- Lazarus and the Process View of Coping -- Ways of Coping Questionnaire -- Lazarus and Emotions -- Summary -- CHAPTER 5 WORK STRESS AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY -- Introduction -- Work Stress -- Role Conflict, Role Ambiguity, and the Search for Causes of Work Stress -- Beyond Role Conflict, Ambiguity, and Overload -- Early Research Frameworks and Identifying Strains -- Towards and Integrated Model of Work Stress -- Work Stress and Coping -- From Coping to the Self-Help Years to Stress Management -- Occupational Health Psychology -- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder -- Summary
CHAPTER 6 WHAT DO WE MEAN BY STRESS: FROM THE PAST TO THE FUTURE -- Introduction -- What Do We Mean By Stress? -- From the Past to the Future -- How Does History Add to Our Understanding of Stress -- Searching for the Organizing Concept of the Future -- Distinguishing between Description and Meaning -- Why Study Stress? Fulfilling Our Moral Responsibility -- Summary -- References -- Index
"Mental health problems and stress-related disorders are often the cause of early death. Cary Cooper's and Philip Dewe's book is a fascinating and highly readable account of the long and difficult journey to this insight. I recommend it strongly." Lennart Levi, MD, PhD, Emeritus Professor, Division of Stress Research, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden "an informative and concise summary of landmarks in the history of stress research, with themes originating from over a hundred years of contributions to the field ... this book carries more than enough information for one to appreciate the origins of an exciting and necessary field." Andi Yi-An Shih, Ph.D. Candidate, University of British Colombia. Stress and Health, 20, 239-40, 2004 "This must be the definitive book on the history of stress, written by specialists in organisational psychology and behaviour...Work stress is given a chapter on its own , and the conclusion asks what we mean by stress and how research on the topic can be pursued." Scientific and Medical Network Review, Summer 2005
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Dewe, Philip J. Stress : A Brief History Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2004 9781405107440
Subject Stress (Psychology) -- Research -- Methodology -- History
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Alt Author Cooper, Cary
Dewe, Philip J
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