Why Zebra's Don't Get Alcers An Updated Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases

ISBN-10: 0716732106

ISBN-13: 9780716732105

Edition: 2nd 1998 (Revised)

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The author explains how the nervous system responds to stress and how this interaction can affect circulatory, immune and reproductive functions, as well as overall physical and mental health. The updated edition includes three new chapters.
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List price: $16.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: W. H. Freeman & Company
Publication date: 4/15/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.88" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

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.

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
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