Learn the science behind stress and start living better
Stress can kill. Chronic stress has been linked to depression, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. Left untreated it can cause serious and long-lasting health problems. Drawing on two decades of clinical research into the effects of stress on the brain and the body, For the Love of Stress is designed to help you learn to control your stress and live a happier, healthier life.
Dr. Sonia Lupien is internationally respected as a leading authority on the science of stress, and in this practical, accessible book she provides an essential guide to understanding and managing the stresses we face every day. Identifying the four factors that underlie any stressful situation: Novelty—something new and unfamiliar; Unpredictability—not knowing how something is going to unfold; Threat—to your sense of self; and a poor Sense of self control, Dr. Lupien uses the appropriate acronym "N.U.T.S." to explore how stress makes us feel and how we can learn to cope.
In her practical and accessible book Dr. Lupien shows how stress can and should be controlled, not avoided.
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Manage Stress Before It Turns Toxic
Based on scientific research that will help you
Understand stress and make it your ally
Recognize the four factors that make a situation stressful
Identify your stressors and reduce their impact
Discover methods to cope with stress and restore your equilibrium
Address Your Stress
Contrary to popular belief, stress is not a sickness. In fact, it's essential to human survival. However, if we allow stress to become chronic, we expose ourselves to potentially grave consequences, including depression, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
In Well Stressed, Dr. Sonia Lupien explains the science behind stress. Drawing on two decades of clinical research into the effects of stress on the human brain and body, she explains the four factors that underlie any stressful situation and how to manage them.
Armed with a real understanding of what stress is, you'll be able to tame it or even use it in some situations to optimize your performance and physical health. Well Stressed will help you address your stress head-on and get your mind and body balanced again.About the Author:
About the Author
Dr. Sonia Lupien is the founder and director of the Centre for Studies on Human Stress (www.humanstress.ca). She has a PhD in neuroscience from the Université de Montréal and completed postdoctoral studies at UC–San Diego and Rockefeller University of New York. She is now a full professor in the department of psychiatry in the faculty of medicine at the Université du Québec à Montréal. In 2002, she received Canada's Top 40 Under 40 Award, and in 2003 Dr. Lupien was voted one of the Top 10 Canadians Who Make a Difference by Maclean's magazine.
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Descripción Wiley, 2012. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P111118273605
Descripción Wiley, 2012. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX1118273605
Descripción Wiley, 2012. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M1118273605