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Experience the benefits of this practical stress management guide firsthand by purchasing a printed copy or eBook.


Learn how to manage the stress in your life with this comprehensive guide.


About Stress: Living and Working in a Changing World

  This book is a comprehensive and timely resource that helps people manage stress in today's fast-paced and changing world. It combines the best of both classical research and cutting edge approaches to address stress, health, and wellness issues. The holistic approach provides a personalized picture of the role of stress in one's life. The reader is challenged with real-life problems and practical solutions. Ideal for three audiences -- courses in stress management, over-stressed individuals seeking balance in their lives, and professionals who help others manage stress including those in healthcare, social service, and human resources. The friendly writing style of the authors holds your attention and interest throughout the book. Using an interactive learning approach, each chapter blends:

  • Thought-provoking questionnaires and self-assessments

  • True-life examples

  • Meaningful stories and anecdotes from well-known authors and philosophers

  • Authoritative data: charts, graphs, diagrams, and surveys

The focus of the book is self-discovery and personal development. Information is in a format conducive to quick access on an as-needed basis.


It's a book you will refer to time and time again!


The importance of personal behavior, as well as health-care quality and costs, can not be overemphasized in managing health. Stress: Living and Working in a Changing World is a valuable tool to help health-care organizations effectively address this challenge. Timely and useful, it will be popular with employees and employers alike.

Daniel A. Gregorie, MD, Former President and CEO,



Meet the Authors

George Manning

Professor of Psychology
Northern Kentucky University

Kent Curtis

Professor of Organizational Leadership
Northern Kentucky University

Steve McMillen

Principal, SMC Leadership

Bill Attenweiler

Associate Professor of Psychology
Northern Kentucky University

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