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Unformatted text preview: Frustration being blocked from attaining a goal (something you want) • E.g. traffic jams, failures, losses Decisional conflict deciding between 2 conflicting decisions; don’t know what to do. • Classic conflict is the approach – avoidance conflict “I want X but X has some risk.” • Avoidance-avoidance conflict 2 unattractive conflict • Approach-approach conflict 2 attractive alternatives Change/aversive events major life changes (neg or pos) can cause stress Emotionally distressing (aversive) events cause stress • Physical trauma, loss of security, resources • Hurts self-esteem • Loss of relationships • SOME OF THESE EVENS CAN BE CONSIDERED FRUSTRATION AS WELL Pressure demands on you to perform (exams)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSY-P 102 taught by Professor Finn during the Spring '08 term at Indiana.
- Spring '08