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Reducing Stress

Explains how the body responds to and processes stress. Identifies the impact of stress on risk for heart disease and the physiological mechanisms that may mediate this link. Describes the role stress may play in increasing risk for health problems across the life span. Identifies a number of interventions for reducing stress.
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Hour 1

  1.    What is Stress?
  2.    The Physiological Effects of Stress
  3.    Stress and its Impact on Disease Risk

 

Hour 2

  1.    Stress and Heart Disease, Cholesterol, Platelet Function
  2.    Stress and Longevity
  3.    Stress in the Workplace
  4.    Stress and Sleep
  5.    Stress and the Developing Brain

 

Hour 3

  1.    Stress and Women
  2.    Reducing Stress
  3.    Mediterranean Lifestyle Program
  4.    Other Interventions for Stress Reduction

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain how the body responds to and processes stress.
  2. Identify the impact of stress on risk for heart disease and the physiological mechanisms that may mediate this link.
  3. Describe the role stress may play in increasing risk for health problems across the life span.
  4. Identify a number of interventions for reducing stress.
Products specifications
Instructor B. Sternberg, Ph.D.
Accreditation Reducing Stress accreditation
# of Pages 69
Contact Hours: 3
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