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Stress management for carers
This book has been written specifically to help carers learn how to manage their own stress whether a full or part-time carer. It includes useful and helpful exercises to try out, a stress diary, stress management action plan and relaxation tips. It can be read right through or picked up and used to help and support when needed. It is easy-to-use, and organised in a format to help when under pressure, stress or anxious and offers information on how to reduce stress, managing your stress, immune boosters, relaxation, techniques, learn new skills, communication and organising skills.
Stress reduction for caregivers
This book addresses the issue of how to help caregivers manage and reduce their stress level. It bridges the gap between research and practice and includes a discussion of the stress and coping theories of caregiving developed by researchers in recent years. It also lays out a simple, practical training approach that utilizes four stress reduction techniques to assist professionals in adapting the theories to their practice: stress level monitoring, relaxation training, scheduling relaxing events, cognitive restructuring.