© 2002

A Clinical Guide to the Treatment of the Human Stress Response


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


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.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Loyola College in MarylandBaltimore
  2. 2.The Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title A Clinical Guide to the Treatment of the Human Stress Response
  • Authors George S. Jr. Everly
    Jeffrey M. Lating
  • Series Title Plenum Series on Stress and Coping
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-306-46620-5
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4757-8708-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-0-306-47800-0
  • Edition Number 2
  • Number of Pages XIX, 455
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Psychotherapy and Counseling
    Clinical Psychology
    Health Psychology
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