The threat of impending disaster; contributions to the psychology of stress. George H. Grosser, Henry Wechsler [and] Milton Greenblatt, editors.

; Wechsler, Henry, 1932- editor ; Greenblatt, Milton, editor
Cambridge, M.I.T. Press [1964] .
ISBN 0262070138

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Other Authors Greenblatt, Milton,
Wechsler, Henry, 1932-
Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Stress (Physiology)
Description xi, 335 pages illustrations 22 cm
Copyright Date [1964]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Part I. Introduction / George H. Grosser, Henry Wechsler, Milton Greenblatt -- Part II. Theoretical perspectives -- A theoretical review of individual and group psychological reactions to stress / James G. Miller -- A laboratory approach to the dynamics of psychological stress / Richard S. Lazarus -- Collective responses to the threat of disaster / Kurt Lang and Gladys Engel Lang -- Part III. Reaction patterns to the signal -- Human factors in warning-and-response systems / Harry B. Williams -- Sequential accommodations to threat / Stephen B. Withey -- Part IV. The fear of nuclear annihilation -- Fallout shelters and the unacceptability of disquieting facts / Lester Grinspoon -- Attitudes toward international crisis in relation to personality structure / Roy W. Menninger -- Psychological effects of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima : the theme of death / Robert Jay Lifton -- Part V. The Mercury astronauts : personality and adaptation potential -- Personality characteristics of the Mercury astronauts / Sheldon J. Korchin and George E. Ruff -- Psychological responses of the Mercury astronauts to stress / George E. Ruff and Sheldon J. Korchin -- Part VI. Behavior under arbitrary human control -- Captivity lore and behavior in captivity / Albert D. Biderman -- Emotional reactions to internally and externally derived threat of annihilation / Claus Bahne Bahnson -- Part VII. The threat of disease and death -- Cultural variations in attitudes toward death and disease / John P. Spiegel -- Reactions to the imminence of death / Thomas P. Hackett and Avery D. Weisman -- Part VIII. Perspectives -- Comments on the present status and the future direction of disaster research / George W. Baker.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)203950
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WorldCat Identities Grosser, George H.,
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