Chapter 6. What Do We Mean By Stress: From the Past to the Future

  1. Cary L. Cooper and
  2. Philip Dewe

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774755.ch6

Stress: A Brief History

Stress: A Brief History

How to Cite

Cooper, C. L. and Dewe, P. (2008) What Do We Mean By Stress: From the Past to the Future, in Stress: A Brief History, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774755.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405107440

Online ISBN: 9780470774755

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Keywords:

  • psychological stress;
  • researchers;
  • neologic cornucopia;
  • biological science;
  • stress research

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • What Do We Mean by Stress?

  • From the Past to the Future

  • How Does History Add to Our Understanding of Stress?

  • Searching for the Organizing Concept of the Future

  • Distinguishing between Description and Meaning

  • Why Study Stress? Fulfilling Our Moral Responsibility

  • Summary