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The stress of life.


New York, McGraw-Hill [1956] .
ISBN , 0070562067, 9780070562066

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Subjects Adaptation (Physiologie)
Adaptation (Physiology)
Medizin.
Stress (Physiology)
Stress.
Description xvi, 324 pages illustrations
Copyright Date [1956]
©1956
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents Preface -- Book I: The discovery of stress -- Precursors of the stress concept -- My first glimpse of stress -- How to question nature -- The birth of the G.A.S. -- Book II: The dissection of stress -- Why did we need a blueprint for the dissection? -- Inventory of assets: (a) the facts -- Inventory of assets: (b) the abstractions -- Inventory of assets: (c) materials and techniques -- How does one dissect a biologic mechanism? -- Results of the dissection -- Stress in a nutshell -- Stress and inflammation -- Synoptic view of the whole stress-mechanism -- Book III: The diseases of adaptation -- Diseases of the kidney, the heart, and the blood vessels -- Inflammatory diseases -- Other diseases -- "When scientists disagree" -- Book IV: Sketch for a unified theory -- The search for unification -- How could the stress concept lead to a more unified interpretation of biology and medicine? -- Apologia for teleologic thought in biology and medicine -- Book V: Implications and applications -- Medical implications of the stress concept -- Psychosomatic implications -- Philosophic implications -- The road ahead.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)525839
(OCoLC)ocm00525839
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WorldCat Identities Selye, Hans, 1907-1982.
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