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Stress of War, Conflict and Disaster (Electronic book text)
Stress of War, Conflict and Disaster (Electronic book text): George Fink

Stress of War, Conflict and Disaster (Electronic book text)

George Fink; Edited by George Fink

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Stress is a universal phenomenon that impacts adversely on most people. Following on the heels of "Stress Science: Neuroendocrinology" and "Stress Consequences: Mental, Neuropsychological and Socioeconomic," this third derivative volume will provide a readily accessible and affordable compendium that explains the phenomenon of stress as it relates physically and mentally to war, conflict and disaster. The first section will be dedicated to study of the link between stress and various forms of conflict. Specific instances of conflict will be discussed - the Gulf wars, Korea, Hiroshima bombing, the Holocaust, 9/11, Northern Ireland, terrorism in general, torture. The second section will explore the stress impact of more general physical disasters such as airline and vehicle accidents, earthquakes, floods, and hurricanes. The final section will focus on the clinical relationship between conflict stress and various mental diseases PTSD, suicide, disaster syndrome, etc as well as the adverse impact of stress on human physical health in general. Comprised of about 100 top articles selected from Elseviers "Encyclopedias of Stress," the volume will provide a valuable desk reference that will put relevant articles readily at the fingertips of all scientists who consider stress.
Chapters offer impressive and unique scope with topics addressing the relationship between stress generated by war, conflict and disaster and various physical/mental disorders Richly illustrated with over 200 figures, dozens in color Articles carefully selected by one of the worlds most preeminent stress researchers and contributors represent the most outstanding scholarship in the field, with each chapter providing fully vetted and reliable expert knowledge

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Imprint: Academic Press Inc
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2010
Authors: George Fink
Editors: George Fink
Format: Electronic book text
Pages: 886
ISBN-13: 978-1-282-77022-5
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Psychology
Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine
Books > Social sciences > Psychology > Physiological & neuro-psychology
Books > Social sciences > Psychology > Abnormal psychology
Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine > Diseases & disorders
Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine > Neurology & clinical neurophysiology
Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine > Diseases & disorders > Infectious & contagious diseases
Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine > Diseases & disorders > Infectious & contagious diseases > General
LSN: 1-282-77022-5
Barcode: 9781282770225

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