This book provides a new perspective to the theories of stress and coping. A holistic treatment related to stress and coping through Indian case reports and analyses makes this book unique. This volume provides useful theoretical and practical inputs on effective coping under varying internal and external conditions. Analysis of Indian cases with contrasts from western culture explains the role culture plays in the coping strategy. The interactive exercises included could be used as tools for diagsis along with practical suggestions for stress management and coping for the readers.
Radhanath Rath is the Founder Professor of Centre for Advanced Studies in Psychology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. He has also been a National Fellow in Psychology and Social Sciences, 1981. He has taught in the capacity of a Visiting Professor at Concordia University, Canada; Birmingham University, UK, and Malmo University, Sweden. He has been the past-president of the Psychology Section of the Indian Science Congress, as also the chairperson of the International Cross-cultural Psychology Conference, 1981. A recipient of several national and international awards, he has several publications to his credit.