The Oxford Handbook of Stress, Health, and Coping

Hardcover | November 29, 2010

EditorSusan Folkman, Peter E. Nathan

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Few publications have changed the landscape of contemporary psychology more than Richard Lazarus and Susan Folkman's landmark work, Stress, Appraisal, and Coping. Its publication in 1984 set the course for years of research on the dynamic processes of psychological stress and coping in humanbeings. Now more than a quarter-century later, The Oxford Handbook of Stress, Health, and Coping pushes the field even further with a comprehensive overview of the newest and best work in this dynamic subject. Edited by Susan Folkman and comprising chapters by the field's leading scientists, this new volumedetails the expanded knowledge base that has emerged from extensive research on stress and coping processes over the last several decades.Featuring 22 topic-based chapters -- including two by Folkman -- this volume offers unprecedented coverage of the two primary research topics related to stress and coping: mitigating stress-related harms and sustaining well-being in the face of stress. Both topics are addressed within their relevantcontexts, including chronic illness, calamity, bereavement, and social hardship. The Oxford Handbook of Stress, Health, and Coping is an essential reference work for students, practitioners, and researchers across the fields of health psychology, medicine, and palliative care.

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Few publications have changed the landscape of contemporary psychology more than Richard Lazarus and Susan Folkman's landmark work, Stress, Appraisal, and Coping. Its publication in 1984 set the course for years of research on the dynamic processes of psychological stress and coping in humanbeings. Now more than a quarter-century late...

Susan Folkman, Ph.D., is Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine and Distinguished Professor of Integrative Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine. Peter E. Nathan is the University of Iowa Foundation Distinguished Professor of Psychology.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:496 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:November 29, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part One: Overview and Introduction1. Susan Folkman: Stress, Health, and Coping: An OverviewPart Two: Developmental Perspectives on Stress and Coping2. Carolyn Aldwin: Stress and Coping across the Lifespan3. Ellen A. Skinner and Melanie J. Zimmer-Gembeck: Perceived Control and the Development of CopingPart Three: Social Aspects of Stress and Coping4. Vicki S. Helgeson: Gender, Stress, and Coping5. Shelley E. Taylor: Affiliation and Stress6. Tracey A. Revenson and Anita DeLongis: Couples Coping with Chronic IllnessPart Four: Models of Stress, Coping, and Positive and Negative Outcomes7. Stevan E. Hobfoll: Conservation of Resources Theory: Its Implication for Stress, Health, and Resilience8. Margaret S. Stroebe: Coping with Bereavement9. Alex J. Zautra and John W. Reich: Resilience: The Meanings, Methods, and Measures of a Fundamental Characteristic of Human Adaptation10. Michele M. Tugade: Positive Emotions, Coping, and Resilience11. Sonja Lyubomirsky: Hedonic Adaptation to Positive and Negative ExperiencesPart Five: Coping Processes and Positive and Negative Outcomes12. Crystal L. Park: Meaning, Coping, and Health and Well-Being13. Kenneth I. Pakenham: Benefit Finding and Sense Making in Chronic Illness14. Kenneth I. Pargament: Religion and Coping: The Current State of Knowledge15. Gail Ironson and Heidemarie Kremer: Coping, Spirituality, and Health in HIV16. Carsten Wrosch: Self-Regulation of Unattainable Goals and Pathways to Quality of Life17. Lisa G. Aspinwall: Future-Oriented Thinking, Proactive Coping, and the Management of Potential Threats to Health and Well-BeingPart Six: Assessing Coping: New Technologies and Concepts18. Annette L. Stanton: Regulating Emotions during Stressful Experiences: The Adaptive Utility of Coping through Emotional Approach19. Mark D. Litt, Howard Tennen, and Glenn Affleck: The Dynamics of Stress, Coping, and Health: Assessing Stress and Coping Processes in Near Real TimePart Seven: Coping Interventions20. Judith Tedlie Moskowitz: Coping Interventions and the Regulation of Positive Affect21. Michael H. Antoni: Stress, Coping, and Health in HIV/AIDSPart Eight: Conclusions and Future Directions22. Susan Folkman: Stress, Health, and Coping: Synthesis, Commentary, and Future Directions