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

ISBN-10: 0716727188
ISBN-13: 9780716727187
Edition: 1st
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Description: Combining cutting edge research with a healthy dose of humor and practical advice, Sapolsky explains how prolonged stress causes or intensifies mental afflictions.

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List price: $14.95
Edition: 1st
Publisher: W. H. Freeman & Company
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Weight: 25.960
Language: English

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

Robert M. Sapolsky is a Professor of Biology & Neurology at Stanford & a Research Associate with the Institute of Primate Research, National Museums of Kenya. He is the author of "The Trouble with Testosterone" & "Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers", both Los Angeles Times Book Award finalists. A regular contributor to Discover & The Sciences & a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation genius grant, Sapolsky lives in San Francisco, California.

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
Why Is Psychological Stress Stressful?
Stress and Depression
Aging and Death
Managing Stress
Notes
Sources
Index

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