Health Reference Series: Stress Related Disorders Source Book

Editor/Author Williams, Angela L.
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1634-3
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 7
Book Status: Available
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Stress-Related Disorders Sourcebook, Fifth Edition provides updated information about the origins and types of stress and describes physical and mental health disorders that may develop during and after stressful situations. Readers will learn about how stress worsens asthma, digestive disorders, infertility, and chronic pain.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Introduction to Stress and Stress-Related Disorders
  • Chapter 1—Stress—An Overview
  • Chapter 2—Characteristics of Stress
  • Section 2.1—Signs and Symptoms of Stress
  • Section 2.2—Types of Stress
  • Chapter 3—Stressful Life Events
  • Chapter 4—Factors That Influence Response to Stress
  • Section 4.1—Personality and Stress
  • Section 4.2—Gender Differences in Stress Response
  • Section 4.3—Resistance Mechanisms in Brain May Prevent Stress-Related Illness
  • Section 4.4—Chronic Stress and Loneliness Affect Health
  • Section 4.5—Stress and Fatigue
  • Section 4.6—Media Coverage Linked to Stress
  • Chapter 5—Childhood Stress
  • Chapter 6—Stress and Aging
  • Chapter 7—Job Stress
  • Part II: How Stress Affects the Body
  • Chapter 8—Alzheimer Disease
  • Section 8.1—What Is Alzheimer Disease?
  • Section 8.2—Alzheimer Disease and Stress
  • Chapter 9—Asthma
  • Section 9.1—What Is Asthma?
  • Section 9.2—Managing Asthma Triggers: Stress
  • Section 9.3—More Stress Means Worse Asthma in Inner-City Adults
  • Chapter 10—Cancer and Stress
  • Chapter 11—Diabetes and Stress
  • Chapter 12—Erectile Dysfunction
  • Chapter 13—Gastrointestinal Problems
  • Section 13.1—Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Section 13.2—Peptic Ulcers
  • Section 13.3—Stress Gastritis
  • Chapter 14—Headache and Its Link to Stress
  • Chapter 15—Heart and Cardiovascular Problems
  • Section 15.1—Stress and Heart Disease
  • Section 15.2—Stress and Coronary Heart Disease
  • Section 15.3—Stress and Broken Heart Syndrome
  • Section 15.4—Stress and Cholesterol Levels
  • Chapter 16—Infertility and Stress
  • Chapter 17—Multiple Sclerosis and Stress
  • Chapter 18—Weight Loss, Cortisol, and Your Brain
  • Chapter 19—Chronic Pain and Stress-Related Disorders
  • Chapter 20—Pregnancy and Stress
  • Chapter 21—Skin Problems
  • Section 21.1—What Is Psoriasis?
  • Section 21.2—The Psoriasis-Stress Link
  • Section 21.3—Is Acne Linked to Stress?
  • Chapter 22—Sleep
  • Section 22.1—Stress and Sleep
  • Section 22.2—Insomnia
  • Chapter 23—Teeth Grinding (Bruxism) and Stress
  • Part III: How Stress Affects Mental Health
  • Chapter 24—Depression
  • Section 24.1—What Is Depression?
  • Section 24.2—Depression, Trauma, and PTSD
  • Section 24.3—Stress Indicators Detected in Depression-Prone Women's Sweat
  • Section 24.4—Stress, Depression, and the Role of Unhealthy Behaviors among Minority Older Adults
  • Chapter 25—Anxiety Disorders
  • Chapter 26—Bipolar Disorder
  • Chapter 27—Disordered Eating and Stress
  • Section 27.1—Emotional Eating
  • Section 27.2—Eating Disorders Linked to Feelings of Extreme Distress
  • Section 27.3—Nocturnal Sleep-Related Eating Disorder
  • Chapter 28—Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Chapter 29—Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Stress
  • Section 29.1—Tobacco and Stress
  • Section 29.2—Alcohol and Stress
  • Section 29.3—Substance Abuse, Stress, and Trauma
  • Chapter 30—Bereavement, Mourning, and Grief
  • Chapter 31—Common Reactions after Trauma
  • Chapter 32—Types of Stress-Related Disorders That Develop after Trauma
  • Section 32.1—Dissociative Disorders
  • Section 32.2—Acute Stress Disorder
  • Section 32.3—Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Chapter 33—Relationships and Traumatic Stress
  • Chapter 34—Traumatic Stress in Children and Teens
  • Chapter 35—Returning from the War Zone: PTSD in Military Personnel
  • Chapter 36—Recent Research on PTSD
  • Part IV: Treating Stress-Related Disorders
  • Chapter 37—Warning Signs and Risk Factors for Emotional Distress
  • Chapter 38—Finding and Choosing a Therapist
  • Chapter 39—Psychotherapies for Stress-Related Disorders
  • Chapter 40—Medications for Stress-Related Disorders
  • Chapter 41—Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies
  • Section 41.1—Acupuncture
  • Section 41.2—Aromatherapy
  • Section 41.3—Biofeedback
  • Section 41.4—Herbal Supplements May Improve Stress Symptoms
  • Section 41.5—Massage Therapy
  • Section 41.6—Meditation
  • Section 41.7—Spirituality May Alleviate Distress
  • Section 41.8—Yoga
  • Chapter 42—Treating Depression
  • Chapter 43—Treating Anxiety Disorders
  • Chapter 44—Treating Bipolar Disorder
  • Chapter 45—Coping with Traumatic Stress Reactions
  • Chapter 46—Treating PTSD
  • Section 46.1—Helping a Family Member Who Has PTSD
  • Section 46.2—PTSD Medication and Treatment
  • Chapter 47—Preventing Suicide
  • Part V: Stress Management
  • Chapter 48—The Basics of Preventing and Managing Stress
  • Chapter 49—Developing Resilience: The Most Important Defense against Stress
  • Chapter 50—Supporting a Friend or Family Member with Mental Health Problems
  • Chapter 51—How to Say No: Asserting Yourself Can Reduce Stress
  • Chapter 52—Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Techniques
  • Chapter 53—Healthy Habits to Combat Stress
  • Section 53.1—Your Guide to Healthy Sleep
  • Section 53.2—Exercise Can Help Control Stress
  • Section 53.3—Dealing with Stress and Smoking
  • Section 53.4—Quick Stress Relief: Engage Your Senses
  • Chapter 54—Stressful Situations: Tips for Coping
  • Section 54.1—Aggressive Driving
  • Section 54.2—Caregiver Stress
  • Section 54.3—Socioeconomic Hardship and Stress
  • Section 54.4—Holiday Stress
  • Section 54.5—Work Stress
  • Section 54.6—Managing Stress after a Disaster or Other Traumatic Event
  • Chapter 55—Other Stress Management Strategies
  • Section 55.1—Abdominal Breathing
  • Section 55.2—Humor as Stress Relief
  • Section 55.3—Pet Ownership Reduces Stress
  • Section 55.4—Social Support: Who Can Give It and How to Get It
  • Chapter 56—Stress Management for Children, Teens, and Families
  • Section 56.1—Stress Management Tips for Children and Teens
  • Section 56.2—Helping Children Cope with Emergencies
  • Section 56.3—Helping Your Child Heal from Trauma
  • Section 56.4—Helping Children with Disabilities Cope with Disaster and Traumatic Events
  • Section 56.5—Reducing Toxic Stress in Childhood
  • Section 56.6—Nature Helps Kids Deal with Stress
  • Section 56.7—Parental Stress and Coping
  • Part VI: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 57—Glossary of Terms Related to Stress and Stress-Related Disorders
  • Chapter 58—Directory of Organizations for People with Stress-Related Disorders