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The Stress of Life
by Hans Selye
"The Stress of Life" is completely revised, expanded, and updated to reflect two decades of new research. This classic book on stress by the man who formulated the entire theoretical concept is unquestionably the definitive general book on the subject.
Paperback, 544 pages
Published March 22nd 1978 by McGraw-Hill Education
(first published 1956)
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It took me a while to finish this book. I am not sure why it took me this long because I actually enjoyed every single bit of it. Selye recited everything down from the very thing that started him on his 40-year stress journey to the scientific details of the journey (laid in a very professional but simplified manner for everyone to read) to the very personal implication of the concept he discovered not just on society but on himself as well. He even shared how his concept was attacked and he di ...more
I just thumbed through this book really, read a chapter toward the end. The philosophy chapter. I don't really have interest in continuing to read this book, its wordy, a deeper thinking book, at least the little I read. I cant really attest to anything else.
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