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Toxic Stress

A step-by-step guide to managing stress

By Harry Barry

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Identify and manage stress with this practical guide by bestselling author and GP, Dr Harry Barry

Identify and manage stress with this practical, seven-step programme by bestselling author and GP, Dr Harry Barry

In the world we live in, stress comes from a multiple number of sources, including pressures at work, relationship difficulties and illness. Most people can usually take what life throws at them; but when stress builds up, it can overwhelm an individual and lead to potentially serious health problems.

Toxic stress is an indispensable tool on coping with the stresses of modern life. By identifying the different kinds of stress and in particular the dangers of 'toxic' stress, Dr Barry shows us how to discover where our stress is coming from and how we can effectively confront, manage and reduce it in our lives.

Previously published as Flagging Stress: Toxic Stress and How to Avoid It, this edition has been fully revised and updated.

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  • ISBN: 9781409174479
  • Publication date: 05 Oct 2017
  • Page count: 208
  • Imprint: Orion Spring

It's that rare thing - a medical book that can be read by lay people and
health professionals alike. Dr Barry demystifies subjects that touch so
many of our lives and he does so with compassion, wisdom and vast
professional knowledge.

— Cathy Kelly, Author and UNICEF Ambassador

This is a truly ground-breaking, innovative and profoundly enlightening
work. Dr Harry Barry leads the reader on a holistic journey through the
mind and its emotional responses in a way that is both explorative and
explanatory.

— Maria Carmody, President, National Counselling Institute of Ireland (NCII)
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