Fw: Friday's Progress Notes

H. C. Covington (ach1@sprynet.com)
Sat, 13 Dec 1997 12:01:01 -0600


H. C. Sonny Covington @ I CAN! America
Lafayette -  New Iberia, LA  70563-1722
(318) 364-6239  Fax 318-367-9141
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December 12, 1997 9:44 PM


Friday's Progress Notes
Weekly mental health information
Vol. 1 Issue 14  -  December 12, 1997
Provided by At Health, Inc.
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This week's topic is:  STRESS II

Colleagues,
This week we've chosen a selection of Web sites dealing with
practical, stress-related issues.  The references below
contain information about stress and general health, the
workplace, and the informational era.
Enjoy your weekend.
Jack

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF STRESS
<http://www.stress.org/>
Dedicated to Advancing Our Knowledge of the Role of Stress
in Health and Disease.  This site contains information about
such topics as job stress, legal issues, and stress management
techniques.  AIS also publishes a monthly newsletter called,
"Health and Stress."  Unfortunately, much of the information
is available only by written request.

TECHNOSTRESS
<http://www.technostress.com/>
"TechnoStress: Coping With Technology @WORK
@HOME @PLAY," a new book written by Michelle M. Weil, Ph.D.
and Larry D. Rosen, Ph.D.
The authors focus on  "TechnoStress", a modern malady
affecting all of our lives.

DEVELOPING A STRESS MANAGEMENT AND RELAXATION
CENTER FOR THE WORKPLACE
<http://imt.net/~randolfi/WorkStress.html>
Worksite Health, 1997 Summer, article written by
Ernesto A. Randolfi, Ph.D.
One approach to the delivery of stress management services
in the workplace is the development of a stress
management and relaxation center.

NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR RESEARCH ON SCHIZOPHRENIA
AND DEPRESSION
<http://www.mhsource.com/advocacy/narsad/watson.html>
Explorations Along the Stress Axis, A Profile of Stanley J.
Watson, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., by Linda W. Fitzgerald.
"Watson and his colleagues are . . . laying bare some of the
mysteries of depression and schizophrenia by studying the
mechanisms through which brain cells and neural circuits
respond to stressors."

MIND TOOLS
<http://www.demon.co.uk/mindtool/smpage.html>
How to Master Stress. These articles discuss the
effects of stress and explain a range of strategies
and techniques to control it. 

EXCITE SEARCH
<http://www.excite.com/>
Search for "stress" yields a large collection of sites. The 
search can be narrowed by checking anxiety, phobias,
relaxation, traumatic, etc.

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BOOKS RELATED TO THIS TOPIC:
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WEB RESOURCES RELATED TO THIS TOPIC:
<http://adhostnt.adhost.com/athealth/templates/Res_Stress.cfm>

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NEXT WEEK'S TOPIC..........  HUMOR AND HEALTH
Please send your favorite, topic-related Web resources to:
<mailto:staff@athealth.com>  If there are other Web sites
or topics that you would like featured in this newsletter, we
welcome your suggestions.

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H. C. Sonny Covington @ I CAN! America
Lafayette -  New Iberia, LA  70563-1722
(318) 364-6239  Fax 318-367-9141