Stress and Mental Health

Contemporary Issues and Prospects for the Future

  • William R. Avison
  • Ian H. Gotlib

Part of the The Springer Series on Stress and Coping book series (SSSO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. William R. Avison, Ian H. Gotlib
      Pages 3-12
  3. Stressful Life Events

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Diane E. Mclean, Bruce G. Link
      Pages 15-42
    3. Scott M. Monroe, John R. Mcquaid
      Pages 43-73
  4. Chronic Strains

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
    2. Blair Wheaton
      Pages 77-114
    3. Elizabeth G. Menaghan
      Pages 115-147
  5. Psychosocial Resources and Mediators

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. Irwin G. Sarason, Gregory R. Pierce, Barbara R. Sarason
      Pages 151-177
    3. R. Jay Turner, Patricia Roszell
      Pages 179-210
  6. Vulnerability to Stress

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-211
    2. Charles J. Holahan, Rudolf H. Moos
      Pages 213-238
  7. The Dependent Variable in Stress Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 259-259
    2. Naomi Lester, Linda E. Nebel, Andrew Baum
      Pages 291-314
  8. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 315-315
    2. William R. Avison, Ian H. Gotlib
      Pages 317-332
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 333-344

About this book


Providing fresh insights into the complex relationship between stress and mental health, internationally recognized contributors identifie emerging conceptual issues, highlight promising avenues for further study, and detail novel methodological techniques for addressing contemporary empirical problems. Specific coverage includes stressful life events, chronic strains, psychosocial resources and mediators, vulnerability to stress, and mental health outcomes-thus providing researchers with a tool to take stock of the past and future of this field.


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Editors and affiliations

  • William R. Avison
    • 1
  • Ian H. Gotlib
    • 2
  1. 1.The University of Western OntarioLondonCanada
  2. 2.Northwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4899-1108-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4899-1106-3
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