Between Stress And Hope: From A Disease-centered To A Health-centered Perspective

Hardcover | January 31, 2003

byRebecca Jacoby

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This volume focuses on the concepts of stress and hope, their psychological and physical outcomes. Past research has focused primarily or exclusively on either stress or hope and its effect on health. This work discusses them side by side and highlights their interrelations. Various theoretical approaches dealing with stress and hope are discussed, and a review of the most recent empirical data is presented. Also included are reports on individuals and groups that have been exposed to various stressful situations, such as racial prejudice, life threatening illness, or imprisonment. The role of hope in coping with these sitatuions is emphasized.

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This volume focuses on the concepts of stress and hope, their psychological and physical outcomes. Past research has focused primarily or exclusively on either stress or hope and its effect on health. This work discusses them side by side and highlights their interrelations. Various theoretical approaches dealing with stress and hope a...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:360 pages, 9.5 × 6.08 × 1.22 inPublished:January 31, 2003Publisher:Praeger PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0275976408

ISBN - 13:9780275976408

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?Researchers concerned with coping, optimism, and resilience might find this book of interest....Clinical psychologists or graduate students.??Choice