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Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers: An Updated Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases, and Coping

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Combining cutting edge research with a healthy dose of humor and practical advice, Sapolsky explains how prolonged stress causes or intensifies mental afflictions.

About the Author

Robert M. Sapolsky is a MacArthur Fellow and Professor of Biological Sciences and Neuroscience at Stanford University. He is the author of Stress, the Aging Brain, and the Mechanisms of Neuron Death and The Trouble with Testosterone.

Table of Contents

Preface

Why Don't Zebras Get Ulcers?

Glands, Gooseflesh, and Hormones

Stroke, Heart Attacks, and Voodoo Death

Stress, Metabolism, and Liquidating Your Assets

Ulcers, Colitis, and the Runs

Dwarfism and the Importance of Mothers

Sex and Reproduction

Immunity, Stress, and Disease

Stress-Induced Analgesia

Stress and Memory

Aging and Death

Why Is Psychological Stress Stressful?

Stress and Depression

Personality, Temperament, and Their Stress-Related Consequences

The View from the Bottom

Managing Stress

Notes

Sources

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780716732105
Subtitle:
An Updated Guide To Stress, Stress Related Diseases, and Coping
Author:
Sapolsky, Robert M
Author:
Sapolsky, Robert M.
Publisher:
W. H. Freeman
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Stress Management
Subject:
Diseases
Subject:
Stress (psychology)
Subject:
Stress (physiology)
Subject:
Zebras
Subject:
Adaptation, Psychological
Subject:
Stres management.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publication Date:
19980415
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9.5 x 5.88 x 1.25 in

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