Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers, Third Edition

Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, Third Edition Author Robert M. Sapolsky
ISBN-10 0805073698
ISBN-13 9780805073690
Year 2004-09-15
Pages 560
Language English
Publisher Holt Paperbacks
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Renowned primatologist Robert Sapolsky offers a completely revised and updated edition of his most popular work with over 225 000 copies in print Now in a third edition Robert M Sapolsky s acclaimed and successful Why Zebras Don t Get Ulcers features new chapters on how stress affects sleep and addiction as well as new insights into anxiety and personality disorder and the impact of spirituality on managing stress As Sapolsky explains most of us do not lie awake at night worrying about whether we have leprosy or malaria Instead the diseases we fear and the ones that plague us now are illnesses brought on by the slow accumulation of damage such as heart disease and cancer When we worry or experience stress our body turns on the same physiological responses that an animal s does but we do not resolve conflict in the same way through fighting or fleeing Over time this activation of a stress response makes us literally sick Combining cutting edge research with a healthy dose of good humor and practical advice Why Zebras Don t Get Ulcers explains how prolonged stress causes or intensifies a range of physical and mental afflictions including depression ulcers colitis heart disease and more It also provides essential guidance to controlling our stress responses This new edition promises to be the most comprehensive and engaging one yet

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