The following is a list of references used for each stress management article listed on this website:
Benson, H. (1975). The Relaxation Response. New York: Morrow.
Brown, G. W., Ehrolchain, N., & Harris, T. (1975). Social class and psychiatric disturbance among women in urban populations. Sociology, 9, 225-254.
Callahan, R. (1985). Five Minute Phobia Cure. Wilmington, DE: Enterprise Publishing, Inc.
Cohen, S., & Hoberman, H. N. (1983). Positive events and social supports as buffers of life change stress. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 13, 2, 99-125.
Davis, M., Eshelman, E.R. & McKay, M. (1996). The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications Inc.
Dean, A., Lin, N., & Ensel, W. (1981). The epidemiological significance of social support systems in depression. Research Community and Mental Health, Vol. 2. Edited by R. G. Simons. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press. 77-109.
Jacobson, E. (1938). Progressive Relaxation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Gallo, F. P. (1999) Energy Psychology: Explorations at the Interface of Energy, Cognition, Behavior and Health. New York: CRC Press.
Gach, M.R. (1990). Acupressure’s Potent Points: A Guide to Self-Care for Common Ailments. New York: Bantam Books.
Greenberg, M.A. & Stone, A.A. (1990). Writing about disclosed versus undisclosed traumas: Health and mood effects. Health Psychology, 9, 114-115.
House, J. S. (1981). Work Stress and Social Support. Reading, MA: Addison/Wesley.
Lambrou, P. & Pratt, G. (2000). Acupressure for the Emotions: Instant Emotional Healing. New York: Broadway Books.
Lepore, S.J., & Greenberg, M.A. (2002). Mending broken hearts: Effects of expressive writing on mood, cognitive processing, social adjustment, and health following a relationship breakup. Psychology and Health, 17, 547-560.
Mind/Body Medical Institute (2004). Mind/Body basics: Relaxation response: Elicitation of the relaxation response. Retrieved December 1, 2004, from http://www.mbmi.org/pages/mbb_rr2.asp.
Naparstek, B. (1994). Staying Well with Guided Imagery. New York, NY: Warner Books, Inc.
National Qigong Association (2004). Overview of Qigong. Retrieved December 1, 2004, from http://www.nqa.org/qigong.html.
Parker, J.C. (1995). Stress management. In P.M. Nicassio & T.W. Smith (Eds). Managing Chronic Illness: A Biopsychosocial Perspective. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
Pennebaker, J.W. (1997). Opening Up: The Healing Power of Expressing Emotions, revised edition. New York: Guilford Press.
Seyle, H. (1956). The Stress of Life. New York: McGraw Hill.
Turner, R. J. (1983). Direct, indirect and moderating effects of social support upon psychological stress and associated conditions. In Psychological Stress: Trends in Theory and Research, edited by H. B. Kaplan. New York: New York Academic Press, 105-155.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (2004). Whole medical systems: An overview.Retrieved December 1, 2004, from http://nccam.nih.gov/health/backgrounds/wholemed.
Check out Barbara’s mp3’s for unique guided imagery resources!