publication . Book . Article . 2014

Stress, Shock, and Adaptation in the Twentieth Century

Robert G.W. Kirk.; David Cantor; Edmund Ramsden; Mark Jackson;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: University of Rochester Press
Abstract
Stress is one of the most widely utilized medical concepts in modern society. Originally used to describe physiological responses to trauma, it is now applied in a variety of other fields and contexts, such as in the construction and expression of personal identity, social relations, building and engineering, and the various complexities of the competitive capitalist economy. In addition, scientists and medical experts use the concept to explore the relationship between an ever increasing number of environmental stressors and the evolution of an expanding range of mental and chronic organic diseases, such as hypertension, gastric ulcers, arthritis, allergies, an...
Subjects
free text keywords: history of science & medicine, MBX, Sociology, Architecture, Urban planning, Public health, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Stress management, Gerontology, Rhodri, Edited volume, Social science, Personal identity, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Sociocultural evolution, Psychiatry and Mental health, Psychoanalysis, Psychology, Contemporary society, Psychiatry
Related Organizations
Powered by OpenAIRE Open Research Graph
Any information missing or wrong?Report an Issue
publication . Book . Article . 2014

Stress, Shock, and Adaptation in the Twentieth Century

Robert G.W. Kirk.; David Cantor; Edmund Ramsden; Mark Jackson;