The field of stress is one that is constantly changing, evolving, and examining specific realms and dimensions. This book opens with a global chapter about the current issues in stress. It explores dimensions of stress in the schools- working with parents, teachers and providing instruction for children with special needs. The text reviews issues in college counselling in terms of assessment of stress and treatment of stress in college. Empirical research explores coping strategies. This book examines and explores stress in the world of work from both a vocational and occupational perspective. Specific types of stress related conditions (PTSD) and childhood stressors are examined. Medical issues related to women and the elderly are also discussed. Furthermore, special populations (prison and the elderly and elderly caretakers) are addressed as well.