The Handbook of Stress and Health: A Guide to Research and Practice

Editors: Cooper, Cary L. and Quick, James Campbell
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $195.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $292.50
ISBN: 978-1-11-899377-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 23
Book Status: Available
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A comprehensive work that brings together and explores state-of-the-art research on the link between stress and health outcomes. Offers the most authoritative resource available, discussing a range of stress theories as well as theories on preventative stress management and how to enhance well-being.

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Table of Contents

  • Notes on Contributors
  • List of Tables
  • List of Illustrations
  • Introduction
  • References
  • Part One Theories
  • 1 Bridging the Science–Policy and Policy–Implementation Gaps: A Crucial Challenge
  • Famous Examples of Costly Gaps
  • Obstacles
  • What Was Known Regarding “Stress and Health” Half a Century Ago?
  • Prevention
  • Much Cry and Little Wool?
  • European Union Initiatives
  • The European Pact
  • Norms for Optimal Living and Working Conditions
  • Factors Affecting Health
  • Foresight Projects in the United Kingdom
  • Science and Government
  • Bridging the Gap
  • Time to Implement
  • Can Work-Related Stress Be Prevented?
  • Start Now
  • References
  • 2 The Effort–Reward Imbalance Model
  • Introduction
  • Theory
  • Measurement
  • Empirical Evidence
  • Practical Implications
  • Concluding Remarks
  • References
  • 3 Understanding Burnout: New Models
  • Identifying the Burnout Phenomenon
  • Conceptual Models
  • Causes and Consequences of Burnout
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 4 Happiness and Mental Health: A Framework of Vitamins in the Environment and Mental Processes in the Person
  • Conceptual Starting Points
  • Components of Mental Health and Happiness
  • Influences from the Environment
  • Principal Sources within the Person
  • Environmental and Personal Influences in Combination
  • Overview and Future Directions
  • References
  • 5 Understanding the Connections between Positive Affect and Health
  • Important Issues in the Study of Affect and Health
  • Review of PA and Physical Health
  • Possible Pathways
  • Future Directions
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Part Two Impact of Stress on Health
  • 6 Work, Stress, and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Introduction
  • Literature Review
  • Globalization, the Changing Nature of Work, and Work Stressors
  • Population Attributable Risk (PAR)
  • Work Stress and the Prevention of CVD
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 7 Stress and Cancer
  • Stress as a Risk Factor for Cancer
  • Stress as a Prognostic Factor in Cancer
  • Distress
  • Coping with the Stress of Cancer
  • References
  • 8 Stress and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Introduction
  • Pathology: Onset and Manifestations
  • Etiology: Causal Factors
  • Discussion
  • References
  • 9 The Double Burden of Work Stress and Depression: A Workplace Intervention
  • Introduction
  • Creating a New Intervention Model
  • Research Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • References
  • 10 Stress, Recovery, Sleep, and Burnout
  • Conceptual and Operational Definitions of Burnout
  • Consequences of Burnout
  • Antecedents of Burnout
  • Possible Moderators of the Stressor–Burnout Relationship
  • Recovery from Work Stress
  • Need for Recovery, Burnout and Health
  • Sleep and Recovery
  • Burnout and Impaired Sleep
  • Bidirectional Association between Burnout and Insomnia
  • Factors That Hinder or Facilitate Recovery Processes and Their Influence on Fatigue and Burnout
  • Implications for Interventions and Strategies for Prevention
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • 11 Stress and Eating Disturbed Behavior
  • Introduction
  • Definition and Assessment of “Eating Disturbance”
  • Introduction to Stress and Eating Behavior
  • Assessment of the Evidence of Stress and Eating Disturbed Behavior
  • Summary and Conclusions
  • References
  • 12 Stress and Musculoskeletal Injury
  • Introduction
  • Specific Stressors Related to Musculoskeletal Injury
  • Assessment of Stress in a Musculoskeletal Population
  • Treatment
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • 13 Managing the Impact of Advanced Complex Illness on Family Caregiver and Professional Caregiver Stress: A Role for Palliative Care
  • Introduction
  • Palliative Medicine at LVHN
  • Team and Operations
  • Clinical Cases
  • Discussion
  • References
  • 14 Crossover of Burnout and Engagement from Managers to Followers: The Role of Social Support
  • Stress, Burnout and Engagement in the Workplace
  • The Role of Resources: Focusing on Social Support
  • Social Support
  • Social Support: The Buffering Hypothesis
  • Spillover and Crossover
  • The Crossover Model
  • The Spillover–Crossover Model
  • Crossover of Resources
  • Leaders, Followers, and Social Support
  • Leadership Styles and Employee Well-Being
  • The Impact of Managers' Work–family Interface on Their Employees
  • Summary
  • References
  • 15 Stress and Addiction
  • Introduction and Background
  • Mechanisms underlying the Stress–Addiction Relationship
  • Types of Stressors and Their Relationship with Addiction
  • Treatment and Prevention Implications
  • Future Research Directions
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • Part Three Personality, Demographics, and Stress
  • 16 Locus of Control
  • Locus of Control
  • Job Stressor–Strain Relationships
  • Moderating Role of Locus of Control on the Job Stressor–Health/Illness Relationship
  • Conclusion and Future Directions
  • References
  • 17 The Type A Behavior Pattern
  • The Role of Stress in the Understanding of the TABP and CHD
  • Assessment of the TABP: Measures and Their Relative Usefulness
  • Historical Research on the TABP and CHD
  • Research on the TABP in the Twenty-First Century
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • 18 Emotional Intelligence, Health, and Stress
  • What Is Emotional Intelligence?
  • Does Emotional Intelligence Correlate with Health Outcomes?
  • Why Should Emotional Intelligence Predict Health?
  • Conclusions: Is Emotional Intelligence Useful to Health Psychology Practitioners?
  • References
  • 19 Gender, Workplace Stress, and Coping
  • Introduction
  • Women's Workplace Stressors
  • Demand Appraisal and Coping
  • Organizational Prevention
  • Summary
  • References
  • 20 Socioeconomic Inequities in Health: The Power of Social Relationships
  • Introduction
  • Conceptual Framework
  • SES and Social Relationships
  • SES, Social Relationships, and Health
  • Case example: Supervisor Support among Low-Wage Immigrant Workers
  • Future Directions
  • References
  • Part Four Coping with Stress
  • 21 Lazarus and Folkman's Psychological Stress and Coping Theory
  • Introduction
  • Key Concepts of the Transactional Theory
  • Coping Effectiveness
  • Folkman's Revised Transactional Theory
  • Future Directions
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 22 Coping with Interpersonal Mistreatment: Not a Case of “Either Or,” but Rather “It Depends”
  • Macrostructure: Affective Events Theory
  • Microstructure: The Transactional Theory of Psychological Stress
  • Precipitators of Mistreatment
  • Primary and Secondary Appraisal
  • Boundary Conditions
  • Implications
  • References
  • 23 Creating Well-Being among Older People: An Eastern Perspective
  • Conceptualizing Well-Being in Older Age: Positive Aging Revisited
  • Creating Well-Being: Leisure Participation as a Means to Positive Aging
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 24 Optimism, Coping, and Well-Being
  • Background
  • Optimism and Subjective Well-Being
  • Optimism and Coping
  • Health Promoting and Damaging Behaviors
  • Optimism and Physical Health
  • Optimism and Resources
  • Does Optimism Have a Downside?
  • Concluding Comment
  • References
  • 25 Seligman's Positive Psychology: Past, Present and Future Connections with Organizational Research
  • The Three Pillars of Positive Psychology
  • The Basis for a Positive Psychology in Organizational Research
  • Positive Psychology Meets Positive Organizational Research: Pillar I
  • “Broaden-and-Build” Meets “The Happy-Productive Worker Thesis”
  • Positive Psychology Meets Positive Organizational Research: Pillar II
  • Positive Psychology Meets Positive Organizational Research: Pillar III
  • Concluding Thoughts
  • References
  • 26 Demand, Resources, and Their Relationship with Coping: Developments, Issues, and Future Directions
  • Introduction
  • Work Stress Theories
  • Lazarus and the Transactional Theory of Stress
  • Conservation of Resources Theory
  • Job Demands, Control (and Support) Model
  • Coping through Enacting Control and Support
  • Coping and the Learning Hypothesis
  • Job Demands–Resources Model
  • Demands–Resources Appraisal and Coping
  • Demands–Resources and Future Directions
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • 27 Conservation of Resources Theory: Resource Caravans and Passageways in Health Contexts
  • Resources
  • Resource Caravans
  • COR Theory Principles and Corollaries
  • Research Findings on COR Theory and Health
  • Implications
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • Part Five Enhancing Individual Well-Being
  • 28 Enhancing Mental Well-Being
  • Sleep
  • Diet
  • Water
  • Exercise
  • Feedback Loops
  • Mindfulness
  • Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Mental Well-Being
  • Forgiveness
  • Gratitude
  • Nature
  • The Future of Mental Well-Being
  • References
  • 29 Cancer Survivorship, Cancer-Related PTSD, and Positive Change A Narrative Overview
  • Introduction
  • Cancer, Cancer-Related PTSD, Post Traumatic Growth and Positive Change
  • Cancer and Cancer-related PTSD
  • Cancer-Related PTSD and Positive Change: The Silver Lining?
  • Significance of Positive Change
  • Psychological Interventions: Cognitive Behavioral Change
  • Psychophysiological Mechanisms
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 30 Sleep, Work, and Well-Being
  • Introduction
  • Work Affecting Sleep
  • Sleep Affecting Work
  • Practical Implications
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 31 Sleep, Cognitive and Mood Symptoms in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Examining the Role of the Gut–Brain Axis
  • Brain–Gut Axis
  • Stress and the HPA Axis
  • Sleep Symptoms
  • Neurocognitive Functioning
  • Depression
  • Treatment
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • 32 Funny or Funnier? A Review of the Benefits (and Detriments) of Humor in the Workplace
  • Defining Humor
  • Benefits of Humor in the Workplace: Individual Level
  • Benefits of Humor in the Workplace: Group Level
  • The Dark Side of Humor
  • Future Directions
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 33 Building Positive Psychological Resources The Effects of Mindfulness, Work Breaks, and Positive Reflection
  • Mindfulness
  • Work Breaks
  • Reflecting on Positive Events
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Part Six Enhancing Organizational and Community Well-Being
  • 34 Well-Being in Neighborhoods Current Research and Future Practice
  • Introduction
  • Defining Terms
  • The Framework for Categorizing Relationships between Neighborhood Characteristics and Well-Being
  • Current Research
  • Future Interventions for the Near and Long Term, because Infrastructure Needs Long-Term Planning
  • Approaches to Thinking about the Future: Foresight
  • References
  • 35 Creating Workplace Well-Being Time for Practical Wisdom
  • Key Issues
  • The Evidence
  • How to Create Well-being at Work: An Integration
  • Next Steps for Practitioners, Researchers, and Worksite Leaders
  • References
  • 36 Well-Being and Aesthetics A Social Perspective on the Aged Body in Modern Dance
  • Background
  • The Dance Project
  • Discussion
  • References
  • 37 Social Class, Health, Stress, and Heart Disease Applying a Prevention Model
  • Introduction
  • Social Class
  • Stress: Causes, Process, and Consequences
  • Preventive Stress ManagementTM: A Prevention Model
  • From a Prevention Model to an Intervention Plan
  • Conclusion
  • References