Provides comprehensive, scientifically-based coverage of the nature, sources and consequences of human stress, together with practical methods of managing stress. Incorporates a strong wellness theme with an emphasis on social commitment. Presents practical stress management tools and uses real life vignettes to illustrate their application. Encourages students to develop personal action plans for managing stress as they learn the material. New chapters include wellness, and distress-prone and distress-preventing social influences. A new section on spirituality and time management is also included.Schafer, Walt is the author of 'Stress Mgmt.f/wellness' with ISBN 9780030527746 and ISBN 0030527740.