Current theory . . . real cases . . .and now, this empirically-based best-seller offers even more. No other introduction to stress and stress management book provides the solid grounding in theory plus the lively examples and applications you'll find in Phillip L. Rice's best-seller. With clear, non-technical language, Rice presents the information, techniques, and skills students need to deal effectively with both physical and psychological stress and to become informed consumers of personal health planning information. And now, this new edition also includes important new study aids to help students get the most out of this book: Reviewer-praised self-study exercises, Web Site references at the end of each chapter, and Chapter-opening questions that are linked to chapter-end summaries, and critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter-to increase your retention.