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Psychology of Stress: New Research
Cavalcanti, Leandro and Sofia Azevedo (Eds)
Nova Science / Hardcover / 2013-06-01 / 1624171095
price: $180.00 (may be subject to change)
200 pages
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In this book, the authors study the psychology of stress. Topics discussed include the integration of psychological factors and the metaphysical representation of the skin in cutaneous homeostasis under stress influence and its effect on skin wound healing; the use of the Dundee Stress State Questionnaire (DSSQ) in the investigation of task-induced stress; stress in adoptive parenthood; cognitive deficit and immune alterations after chronic stress exposure; stress and homosexuality; the psychological factors influencing inter-individual variation in carbon dioxide-induced stress response; and chronic psychosocial work stress in teachers. (Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1 - Psychological Stress and Skin Wound Healing: New Highlights (pp. 1-48)
Authors / Editors: (B. Hochman, F. Furtado, F.C. Isoldi, M.A. Nishioka, L.M. Ferreira, Plastic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Postgraduate Program in Plastic Surgery, Federal University of Sao Paulo (Unifesp), Sao Paulo-SP, Brazil, and others)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 2 - Profiling Task Stress with the Dundee Stress State Questionnaire (pp. 49-92)
Authors / Editors: (Gerald Matthews, James Szalma, April Rose Panganiban, Catherine Neubauer, Joel S. Warm, Department of Psychology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, and others)

Chapter 3 - Stress in Adoptive Parenthood (pp. 93-126)
Authors / Editors: (Yolanda Sánchez-Sandoval, Developmental and Educational Psychology, University of Cádiz, Spain)

Chapter 4 - Different Sensitivity to Chronic Stress Induced Cognitive Deficit and Immune Alteration in BALB/c and C57BL/6 Inbred Mice: Involvement of Hippocampal NO Production and Th1/Th2 Balance (pp. 127-152)
Authors / Editors: (María Laura Palumbo, Ana María Genaro, CEFYBO-CONICET, Cátedra de Farmacología, Facultad de Medicina, UBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Chapter 5 - Stress and Homosexuality (pp. 153-166)
Authors / Editors: (Charbonnier Elodie, Graziani Pierluigi, Unimes/Aix-Marseille Univ, Nîmes, Aix-en-Provence, France, and others)

Chapter 6 - Psychological Factors Influencing Inter-Individual Variation in Carbon Dioxide-Induced Stress Response (pp. 167-178)
Authors / Editors: (Kristin Vickers, Institute for Stress and Wellbeing Research and Department of Psychology, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada)

Chapter 7 - Chronic Psychosocial Work Stress in Teachers: An Update on Empirical Psychobiological Findings (pp. 179-186)
Authors / Editors: (Silja Bellingrath, Maren Wolfram, Brigitte M. Kudielka, Institute of Psychology, University Duisburg-Essen, Berliner Platz, Essen, Germany, and others)

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