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Stress and Coping

Stress and Coping
The Indian Experience

Second Edition
  • D M Pestonjee - School of Petroleum Management, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar

December 1998 | 322 pages | SAGE India
In this revised and updated edition, the author has incorporated new findings and the latest research of the much studied, but still little-understood, phenomenon of stress.

Dealing with issues of great significance to both individuals and organizations in today's fast-paced world, this book will be of considerable interest to HRD personnel, management experts, psychiatrists, sociologists, counsellors, psychologists and trainers.

Boris Luban-Plozza
What Is Stress?
Stress and Physiology
Life Events Stress
Organizational Role Stress
Role Stress in Special Groups
Coping Styles or Strategies
Moderators of Stress
Counteracting Stress

Review of First Edition

[Makes] the plea that a systematic cross-cultural investigation is required to identify cultures in which people's behaviour appears to deviate from the predictions based on the theoretical models developed in the West. In the meantime, those interested in stress or transcultural psychiatry can turn to this book for studies which largely replicate Western findings in the Indian context' - British Journal of Medical Psychology

D. M. Pestonjee

D M Pestonjee, PhD, is currently associated with School of Petroleum Management, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, as GSPL Chair Professor since July 2009. He is also associated with CEPT University, Ahmedabad, as Dean, Faculty of Applied Management. He has served at eminent institutions like IIM, Ahmedabad and Banaras Hindu University. He is a psychologist having PhD in Industrial Psychology from the Aligarh Muslim University and he was conferred the D.Litt. (Honoris Causa) by the Banaras Hindu University in April 2003. In November, 2000, he was conferred the title of Honorary Professor of the Albert Schweitzer... More About Author

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ISBN: 9780761993131