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Title Chilling out : the psychology of relaxation / Christine L.B. Selby.
Imprint Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2015]


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Description 1 online resource
Series The Psychology of Everyday Life
Psychology of everyday life.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Stress management.
Stress, Psychological -- prevention & control.
Stress, Psychological -- therapy.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Series Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I: Relaxation in Everyday Life; 1: What: The Many Forms of Relaxation; 2: Why: The Importance of Relaxation in Our Lives; 3: How: The Positive and Negative Effects of Relaxation; 4: Who: Psychologists' Theories about Relaxation; 5: When: Relaxation throughout the Life Cycle; 6: Where: Relaxation around the World; Part II: Scenarios; Part III: Controversies and Debates; Directory of Resources; Glossary; Bibliography; About the Author and Contributors; Index.
Summary What is ""stress, "" from a psychological and physiological perspective? Why is it important to ""unwind"" and relax? Can some forms of stress actually be good? And how do people outside the United States relax? Part of Greenwood's The Psychology of Everyday Life series, this book defines in non-scientific language what stress and relaxation are, addresses factors related to our daily experiences with stress, identifies the negative effects of stress, and describes how to reduce stress and achieve relaxation. Readers will see how relaxation techniques are practiced around the world-and by peop.
Other Title Print version: Selby, Christine L.B. Chilling out 9781610697699