Chapter 5: Coping with Stress
Chapter 5: Coping with Stress PSY 462
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Date Created: 09/11/15
Coping with Stress September 10 2015 Coping tools that someone uses to manage problems and personal emotions in life Social Support People surrounding an individual that helps coping strategies People with stronger social networks are better at coping with stress because they encourage healthier habits and increase confidence StressBuffering Hypothesis social support softens the blow of stress and protects against illness Personal Control An individual who is confident in their ability to cope with stress people who feel this way often cope better ProblemFocused Coping changing the perception and source of the stress try to plan prioritize or work on time management to avoid stress EmotionFocused Coping Accepting that the problem is there and figuring out how manage the emotions that comes with the stress Get social support from friends and family Express emotions Pray meditate workout Search for the meaning behind the stress factor Destructive Coping 339 Alcoholdrugs 339 Denial 339 Avoidance 339 Withdrawal 339 AggressionViolence Behavioral Strategies for Coping 339 Exercise hiking biking swimming 339 Distraction friends homework family 339 Taking action time management self improvement 339 Relaxation meditation yoga praying naps Cognitive Behavioral Therapy aimed to develop beliefs attitudes thoughts and skills to make positive changes in behaviors Identify and clarify problems Learn new skills to help cope with the problem Effective treatment for both prevention and management of stress and stressrelated disorders
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