A Clinical Guide to the Treatment of the Human Stress Response

  • George S. EverlyJr.
  • Jeffrey M. Lating

Part of the Plenum Series on Stress and Coping book series (SSSO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. The Nature of Human Stress

  3. The Treatment of the Human Stress Response

  4. Special Topics in the Treatment of the Human Stress Response

    1. Kristy Kelly, Jeffrey Lating, George S. Everly Jr.
      Pages 309-316

About this book

Introduction

Over a decade has passed since the first edition of this critically acclaimed volume was published. Much is new, but much has remained the same. The reader will find that the primary efferent biological mechanisms of the stress response are largely the same as described in 1989. This underscores the br- liance of Selye, Cannon, Mason, Gellhorn, and Levi as they sought to elu- date the anatomical and physiological constituents of human stress. New information has been generated regarding the microanatomy, biochemistry, and genetic aspects of the human stress response. Furthermore, the anatomy and physiology of posttraumatic stress has been more thoroughly elucidated. The important role of cognitive processes in the determination of sub- quent stress arousal remains underscored and has been empirically validated by subsequent research (Smith, Everly, & Johns, 1992, 1993). The “redisc- ery” of the importance of positive psychology and optimism is consistent with our earlier etiological emphasis upon the cognitive–affective domain in the overall phenomenology of human stress.

Keywords

Biofeedback Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Management Training etiology immune system intervention psychiatry psychology psychoneuroimmunology

Authors and affiliations

  • George S. EverlyJr.
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jeffrey M. Lating
    • 1
  1. 1.Loyola College in MarylandBaltimore
  2. 2.The Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/b100334
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-306-46620-5
  • Online ISBN 978-0-306-47800-0
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