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Practical Stress Management: A Comprehensive Workbook, CourseSmart eTextbook, 6th Edition

By John A. Romas, Manoj Sharma

Published by Benjamin Cummings

Published Date: Jun 12, 2013


Practical Stress Management is a focused, personal, worksheet-based text that combines theory and principles with hands-on exercises to help students manage the negative impact of stress in their lives. The Sixth Edition has been completely updated and provides students with online access to MP3 files of guided relaxation techniques and downloadable worksheets. As a practical tool for recognizing and preventing stress, the action-oriented approach enables students to make personal change through self-reflection and behavior change techniques.


The workbook emphasizes a positive approach to stress management, covering topics such as relaxation techniques, coping with anxiety, managing anger, communication skills, and exercise and nutrition. In this edition, the authors expand their coverage of financial stress and sleep. Worksheets and Thoughts for Reflection boxes help students determine their own levels of stress and apply effective stress management techniques.

Table of Contents

1. Understanding Stress

2. Enhancing Awareness about Managing Stress

3. Relaxation

4. Effective Communication

5. Managing Anger and Resolving Conflicts

6. Coping with Anxiety

7. Eating Behaviors for Healthy Lifestyles

8. Regular Physical Activity and Exercise

9. Efficient Time Management

10. Implementing a Stress Reduction Plan

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Practical Stress Management: A Comprehensive Workbook, CourseSmart eTextbook, 6th Edition
Format: Safari Book

$41.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-93023-1