WHY ZEBRAS DON'T GET ULCERS --- A GUIDE TO STRESS, STRESS-RELATED DISEASES, AND COPING by Robert M. Sapolsky. W.H. Freeman, 1994

PREFACE (pvii-xii)

1 ) Why don't zebras get ulcers? (p1-19)

2) Glands, gooseflesh, and hormones (p20-36)

3) Stroke, heart attacks, and voodoo death (p37-58)

4) Stress, metabolism, and liquidating your assets (p59-68)

5) Ulcers, colitis, and the runs (p69-83)

6) Dwarfism and the importance of mothers (p84-106)

7) Sex and reproduction (p107-131)

8) Immunity, stress, and disease (p132-164)

9) Stress-induced analgesia (p165-177)

10) why is psychological stress stressful? (p178-195)

11) Stress and depression (p196-225)

12) Aging and death (p226-247)

13) Managing stress (p248-282)

    [1] Individual diferences in the stress-response --- some pleasing examples (p251-265)

    [2] Coping with stress --- some success stories (p265-267)

    [3] Self-medication and chronic pain syndromes (p267-268)

    [4] Increasing control in nursing homes (p268-271)

    [5] Stress management --- reading the label carefully (p271-276)

    [6] Some conclusions and tentative prescriptions (p276-282)

    NOTES (p283-384)

    SOURCES (p355-368)


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