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Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers: The Acclaimed Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases, and Coping - Now Revised and Updated by [Sapolsky, Robert M.]
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Preface

Why Don't Zebras Get Ulcers?
Glands, Gooseflesh, and Hormones
Stroke, Heart Attacks, and Voodoo Death
Stress, Metabolism, and Liquidating Your Assets
Ulcers, the Runs, and Hot Fudge Sundaes
Dwarfism and the Importance of Mothers
Sex and Reproduction
Immunity, Stress, and Disease
Stress and Pain
Stress and Memory
Stress and a Good Night's Sleep
Aging and Death
Why Is Psychological Stress Stressful?
Stress and Depression
Personality, Temperament, and Their Stress-Related Consequences
Junkies, Adrenaline Junkies, and Pleasure
The View from the Bottom
Managing Stress

Notes
Illustration Credits
Index

About the Author

Robert M. Sapolsky is the author of books including A Primate's Memoir and The Trouble with Testosterone, which was a Los Angeles Times Book Award finalist.

A veteran of stage and screen, Peter Berkrot held feature roles in Caddyshack and Showtime's Brotherhood. He has recorded over 170 audiobooks, over 100 for children; has been nominated for an Audie Award; and has received a number of AudioFile Earphones Awards and starred reviews.

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  • File Size: 7362 KB
  • Print Length: 559 pages
  • Publisher: Holt Paperbacks; 3 edition (September 15, 2004)
  • Publication Date: September 15, 2004
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0037NX018
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,949 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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