Stress The Psychology of Managing Pressure

Stress The Psychology of Managing Pressure

Published by DK

Consultant editor Jonathan Horowitz, Diane McIntosh

RRP: $19.95

Book description

Covering sources of stress in every area of life: work, exams, relationships, social pressure, money, and more, this practical guide combines infographics and self-analysis questionnaires to make information easy to access and apply.

This dynamic infographic program, founded on cutting-edge psychological research, enables you to deconstruct and deal with stress head-on. Stress: The Psychology of Managing Pressure helps you identify external and internal sources of stress in your life and reframe unhelpful patterns of thought into powerful psychological solutions that you can apply every day. Underpinned by psychological theory, with relevant findings from psychologists, doctors, and teachers, this book will help you smash the shadow of stress in any area of your life and emerge happier, healthier, and more productive.

Author Info:

Jonathan Horowitz, PhD, is a clinical psychologist with over 13 years of experience. He studied anxiety disorders at the University of Texas and focused on the psychology of medical illness while training at the University of California. He is now director of the San Francisco Stress and Anxiety Center, where he works with clients experiencing both short-term and long-term stress-his practice is primarily solution-focused and is founded on evidence-based therapeutic approaches.

Dr. Diane McIntosh is a psychiatrist and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia. She also has a busy private practice and presents continuing medical education programs nationally and internationally.

Reviews:

Praise for previous titles in the series:

Success: The Psychology of Achievement
"Perfect for anyone starting out in their career or those who need a bit of inspiration." - Library Journal, starred review

Love: The Psychology of Attraction
A Multiple Sclerosis Society Books for a Better Life Finalist
"One of the most straightforward guides to dating available" - Library Journal, starred review

Happy Retirement: The Psychology of Reinvention
"Takes in all aspects of what goes into choosing what comes next." - The Wall Street Journal