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Stress in Post-War Britain, 1945-85
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In the years following World War II the health and well-being of the nation was of primary concern to the British government. The essays in this collection examine the relationship between health and stress in post-war Britain through a series of carefully connected case studies.


Contents:

Stress in Post-War Britain: An Introduction - Mark Jackson Part I: Stress at Home and Work 1 From War to Peace: Families Adapting to Change - Pamela Richardson 2 Families, Stress and Mental Illness in Devon, 1940s to 1970s - Nicole Baur 3 Gender, Stress and Alcohol Abuse in Post-War Britain - Ali Haggett 4 Working Too Hard: Experiences of Worry and Stress in Post-War Britain - Jill Kirby 5 Industrial Automation and Stress, c.1945-79 - Sarah Hayes 6 Cultural Change, Stress and Civil Servants' Occupational Health, c.1967-85 - Debbie Palmer Part II: Models of Stress 7 Men and Women Under Stress: Neuropsychiatric Models of Resilience during and after the Second World War - Mark Jackson 8 Stomach for the Peace: Psychosomatic Disorders in UK Veterans and Civilians, 1945-55 - Edgar Jones 9 Food Allergy, Mental Illness and Stress Since 1945 - Matthew Smith 10 Labouring Stress: Scientific Research, Trade Unions and Perceptions of Workplace Stress in Mid-Twentieth-Century Britain - Joseph Melling 11 Creating 'The Social': Stress, Domesticity and Attempted Suicide - Chris Millard Notes Index


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ISBN-13: 9781781444405
Publisher: Pickering & Chatto (Publishers) Ltd
Publication date: June, 2015
Pages: 256

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