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Stress : the causes, the costs and the cures : the science and politics of a global crisis / John Merson
Bib ID 2572531
Format BookBook
Author
Merson, John
 
Description Sydney : ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2001 
xv, 192 p. : ill. ; 22cm. 
ISBN 0733309186
Summary

In 1999 a World Health Organisation study concluded that heart disease and depression were the most prevalent illnesses confronting the world. The most common cause of these two diseases is stress. In this book, Merson investigates this hard-to-pin-down factor. Four part TV series will screen in early 2001.

Full contents
  • The biology of stress
  • Social and psychological stress
  • Traumatic stress
  • Culture and stress
  • The politics of stress.
 
Notes

Includes index.

Subjects Stress (Psychology)  |  Stress management.
Other authors/contributors Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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