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© 1988

Individual Differences, Stress, and Health Psychology

  • Michel Pierre Janisse
Book

Part of the Contributions to Psychology and Medicine book series (CONTRIBUTIONS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Norman S. Endler
    Pages 24-56
  3. Marvin Zuckerman
    Pages 72-88
  4. Charles D. Spielberger, Susan S. Krasner, Eldra P. Solomon
    Pages 89-108
  5. Irwin G. Sarason
    Pages 109-128
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 171-191

About this book

Introduction

Individual Differences, Stress, and Health Psychology presents recent research on how individual differences lead to the variety of reactions people display to stressors. These reactions are considered particularly in their relation to health and illness. Distinguished international researchers in health psychology speculate on the future of the field and its application to developing treatments or changes in lifestyles that may prevent or alleviate such disorders as cancer, coronary heart disease, hypertension, and post-traumatic stress syndrome. The volume makes a significant contribution to the study of the relation between stress and health processes.

Keywords

Stress Syndrom aggression cancer emotion health health psychology interaction personality psychology

Editors and affiliations

  • Michel Pierre Janisse
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of ManitobaWinninpegCanada

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