Stopping the tsunami of stress in primary carePearson, Tamera PhD, MSN, ACNP, FNPThe Nurse Practitioner: December 12th, 2015 - Volume 40 - Issue 12 - p 1–6 doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000473070.88755.ef Online exclusive Abstract Author Information Abstract: This article provides an overview of the psychoneuroimmunologic impact of stress on illness along with a review of mind/body therapies to counteract the effects of stress. Primary care providers are encouraged to promote stress reduction and translate evidence into practice by recommending mind/body therapies. Tamera Pearson is an associate professor and director of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Western Carolina University School of Nursing, Cullowhee, N.C. The author has disclosed that she has no financial relationships related to this article. Copyright © 2015 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.