Stress Cognition and Health examines the key issues in the psychology of stress and health, bringing together a wide range of material generally not found in a single text. It looks at how the external world makes demands upon individuals - potentially causes of stress - while at the same time providing them with resources to cope with stress. It covers topics such as work and employment, families, commuting, large-scale disasters and daily hassles and considers how these impact on biological processes through effects on the immune system.
Stress: What it is and why you Should Know About it. Biology, Emotion and Stress. The External Environment. Environmental Resources. Personality and Stress. Cognition and Stress. An Integrative Model for Stress Research. Future directions. Glossary