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Coping with Stress at University


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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Coping with Stress at University comprehensively covers the main problems and stresses that a student may experience during their university career. Looking at university life from a variety of angles, this book equips the student to be able to deal with stressful situations ranging from exam pressure to relationship problems, from homesickness to managing finances. Although the problems do not change, the way a student faces them can and the more effective the approach, the less stress the student will feel when tackling their concerns.
Quotes and case studies from previous students illustrate how problems have been dealt with in the past, and a number of coping techniques and exercises are provided to help prepare students for the transition into and through university life.
Coping with Stress at University is an invaluable introduction to university life for any potential or current student, and it also acts as a helpful resource for parents and friends wishing to gain a greater understanding of the issues faced at university.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

PART ONE: WHAT IS STRESS?
Understanding Stress
What About Your Stress Levels?
PART TWO: HOW CAN YOU HANDLE YOUR STRESS?
Thinking Skills
Imagery and Relaxation Skills
Assertion and Anger Management Techniques
PART THREE: STARTING UNIVERSITY LIFE
Leaving the Nest
Accommodation
Staying Healthy
Are You on the Right Course?
Pubs, Clubs and Societies
Managing Your Money
PART FOUR: GETTING DOWN TO WORK
Dealing with Assignments
Handling Presentations
Preparing for Exams
PART FIVE: COPING WITH UNIVERSITY
Relationships
Alcohol and Drugs
Feeling Out of Place?
University
The Best Time of Your Life?

Portrait

Professor Stephen Palmer PhD is an award winning psychologist. He is Founder Director of the Centre for Coaching and Centre for Stress Management, London. He is the UK's first Visiting Professor of Work Based Learning and Stress Management at the Institute for Work Based Learning, Middlesex University.

He has authored over 225 articles and 40 books on counselling, psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, coaching and coaching psychology, and stress management. He is UK Coordinating Editor of International Coaching Psychology Review, Executive Editor of Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research & Practice, and Consulting Editor of the International Journal of Health Promotion of Health Promotion & Education.

He is actively involved in a number of professional bodies. Currently he is Honorary President of the International Stress Management Association (UK); President of the International Society for Coaching Psychology; Founder Co-Chair of the London Branch of the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies; a Founder Director and Vice President of the Society of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy; a Director and Deputy Chair of the Association for Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy. He is a Former President and now Honorary Vice President of the Institute for Health Promotion & Education. He was the 1st Chair of the British Psychological Society Special Group in Coaching Psychology and was the 1st Honorary President of the Association for Coaching.

His interests include jazz, art and coastal walking.


EAN: 9781412907330
ISBN: 1412907330
Untertitel: A Survival Guide. Illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SAGE Publications Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2006
Seitenanzahl: 248 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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