Stress and Emotion: A New Synthesis

Lazarus, Richard


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A sequel to “Stress, Appraisal and Coping”, this volume by Richard Lazarus explores the latest findings and trends in research and theory. It focuses on the rationale for a cognitive-mediational approach to stress and the emotions, and distinguishes between social, physiological and psychological stress. Topics include: work and family stress; chronic stress; traumatic stress disorders; crisis theory and management; stress in special groups such as ageing and the aged; children and adolescents; the stress of dislocation and immigration; stress and infections; the role of the nervous system; author’s view of the recent changes in psychotherapy.

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