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Stress

DEFINITION:  A state of physiological or psychological response to internal or external stressors. Stress involves changes affecting nearly every system of the body, influencing how people feel and behave. ( APA Dictionary of psychology)

NARROW THE TOPIC:

  • In what ways can stress affect one’s health?
  • How can one prevent stress?
  • What are companies/corporations doing to reduce stress in the workplace?
  • What are some of the various stress disorders?
  • Does stress cause depression?
  • Compare non-drug alternatives to manage stress.
  • Are drugs over-prescribed for stress disorders?
  • Has the military's response to post-traumatic stress disorder been sufficient to help currently enlisted soldiers and veterans?

ONLINE CATALOG SUBJECT HEADINGS:

  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Stress Prevention
  • Emotional Stress
  • Job Stress
  • Burnout
  • Type A Behavior
  • Anxiety
  • Stress disorders, Post-traumatic

SELECTED PRINT RESOURCES:

The nurturing teacher : managing the stress of caring / Kjersti VanSlyke-Briggs ; forward [sic] by Stephanie Paterson.
by VanSlyke-Briggs, Kjersti.   
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, c2010.    
Call #: LB2840.2 .V36 2010   
 
Discovering research methods in psychology : a student's guide / L.D. Sanders.
by Sanders, Lalage D.   
Chichester, UK ; Malden, MA : British Psychological Society/Blackwell, 2010.    
Call #: BF76.5 .S245 2010   

Organizational stress management : a strategic approach / Cary Cooper, Valerie J. Sutherland, Frank Bond.
by Cooper, Cary L.
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Call #:    HF5548.85 .W38 2010

STATISTICS:

US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Medline Plus [ http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/stress.html ]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Job and Occupational Stress
[ http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/99-101/ ]

SUGGESTED INTERNET SITE:

The American Institute of Stress
[http://www.stress.org/job.htm]

ELECTRONIC INDEXES:

ProQuest
Academic Search Premier
Points of View
TOPICSearch
PSYCHArticles

GOOGLE SCHOLAR: psychological effects stress (search results limited 2000 to 2011) includes many articles about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD and health effects of stress

CITING YOUR SOURCES:

Avoiding Plagiarism (The Online Writing Lab OWL at Perdue University) [http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/589/1/]
The key to avoiding plagiarism is to make sure you give credit where it is due. This may be credit for something somebody said, wrote, emailed, drew, or implied. (OWL)

EasyBib: Free Bibliography Maker [www.easybib.com]

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This pathfinder created 28 February 2011.

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Mark Jackson,
Feb 28, 2011, 8:54 AM
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