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Topics in Environmental Physiology and Medicine

Stress, Health, and the Social Environment

A Sociobiologic Approach to Medicine

Authors: Henry, J.P., Stephens, P.M.

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The mastery of a variety of biomedical They avoided the self-destruction and dis­ techniques has led our society to the solu­ ease that can so readily follow the escalation tion of the problems in environmental con­ of social disorder in an isolated colony. By trol imposed by space flight. By an unparal­ following a "code of civility" that may be as leled social cooperative effort, man has much a part of man's biologic inheritance as launched himself successfully on the path of his speech, they established cultures in interplanetary exploration and space travel. which power was exercised with sufficient By a like synthesis of knowledge available to respect to establish a consensus. They fol­ him, Stone Age man kept a foothold on tiny lowed revered cultural canons, using an Pacific atolls for the better part of a thousand accumulation of rational empiric data from years, despite obliterating hurricanes and social experience to modify and control the inherited biogrammar. This we often fail to limited resources. By combining empiric do. There is growing evidence that it is phys­ navigational skills, such as the sighting of stars with intuitive feeling for ocean swells iologically possible for the left hemisphere of and other subtle cues, tiny populations were the brain, which deals with logic and lan­ maintained in communication over vast dis­ guage, to be cut off from the right hemi­ tances.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Stress, Health, and the Social Environment
Book Subtitle
A Sociobiologic Approach to Medicine
Authors
Series Title
Topics in Environmental Physiology and Medicine
Copyright
1977
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4612-6363-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4612-6363-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4612-6365-4
Series ISSN
0172-6048
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 282
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