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Stress and Neuroergonomics

Peter A. Hancock and James L. Szalma

in Neuroergonomics: The brain at work

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177619
eISBN:
9780199864683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177619.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter begins with a brief overview of the major conceptual approaches to the study of stress, including a short historical account and a précis of the more recent stress theories. It discusses ... More


Stress and Psychological Factors

Tsutomu Hoshuyama

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Stress can be considered to be a psychological reaction to an imbalance between demand on the worker and the workers' ability to do the job to a satisfactory degree of comfort or expectation. The ... More


Medicalizing Mindfulness: How Is Mindfulness Modified to Fit a Scientific and Therapeutic Culture?

Jeff Wilson

in Mindful America: The Mutual Transformation of Buddhist Meditation and American Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199827817
eISBN:
9780199376926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827817.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Mindfulness in Asia was part of a set of beliefs and practices related to supernatural forces and posthumous existences. But mindfulness has been greatly aided in its penetration of American culture ... More


Future Directions in Interventions with Older Adults

Nancy P. Kropf and Sherry M. Cummings

in Evidence-Based Treatment and Practice with Older Adults: Theory, Practice, and Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190214623
eISBN:
9780190682248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214623.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

In looking toward the future, additional treatment approaches need to be implemented and evaluated for the older population. This chapter critically examines two interventions that have demonstrated ... More


Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Candy Gunther Brown

in Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools: Reforming Secular Education or Reestablishing Religion?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648484
eISBN:
9781469648507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648484.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 8 unpacks the modern American concept of “mindfulness.” Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1979, provides a model for mindfulness-based programs (MBPs), ... More


The Proven Benefits of Spending Time in Nature

Rakow Donald

in Nature Rx: Improving College-Student Mental Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501715280
eISBN:
9781501715303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715280.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The chapter focus is the science behind the mental health benefits of spending more time in nature, specifically the ways in which such time improves concentration and reduces stress. Models include ... More


Mindful but Not Religious: Meditation and Enchantment in the Work of Jon Kabat-Zinn

Erik Braun

in Meditation, Buddhism, and Science

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190495794
eISBN:
9780190495831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495794.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter explores Jon Kabat-Zinn’s mindfulness meditation, above all in his writings about his Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program. It argues that Kabat-Zinn’s vision conveys a ... More


Black Boxes and Trojan Horses: Translating Religion Approaches

Ira Helderman

in Prescribing the Dharma: Psychotherapists, Buddhist Traditions, and Defining Religion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648521
eISBN:
9781469648545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648521.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter introduces psychotherapists’ translating religion approaches to Buddhist traditions focusing on the therapeutic use of mindfulness practices as a popular case example. In these ... More


Positive Health and Mindfulness

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

There is growing awareness that mindfulness plays an instrumental role in regulating stress, building wellbeing, and cultivating student engagement and interest within the classroom. This chapter ... More


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