About the Book
The book entitled Stress Management is a comprehensive and critical study of the various dimensions of stress and, accordingly, it attempts at exploring the different techniques and strategies for its management. This book essentially deals with the meaning and nature of stress and depression with a particular reference to women and children. Psychological models of stress and illness as well as stress and psycho-physiological disorders, different techniques of stress management, like relaxation technique and therapy, such as energy therapy and expressive therapy physiological approaches, for example, effective time, communication, diet and healthy life-style management and cognitive approaches to stress management, such cognitive behavioural therapy and behavioural strategies for self-control have also been critically examined and analysed in this book. The distinguishing feature of this book is that all the issues and problems have been illustrated with the help of case studies.
About the Author
Ruth Baer, Research Associate of Psychology, University of Kentucky, is a neuro-scientist. Using laboratory animals, he studied the effects of alcohol and other drugs on the electrical activity of the visual system. During the time that he has been at Lawrence, Hetzler’s research has produced 20 scientific journal articles and conference presentations with Lawrence student co-authors. Recently, he has begun a new programme of research on mindfulness and mindfulness-based interventions.