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Unformatted text preview: - Passive (denial, avoidance) vs. Active Strategies- emotion-focused vs. problem-focused (internal locus of control) - proactive coping & stress, inoculation Key Stress & Health Psychology Terms (cont) (Lefton & Brannon, 2006, Chapter 15) Health Psychology: heart disease, cancer, accidents- self-destructive behavior: smoking, poor nutrition, alcohol, inactivity- optimistic bias & magical thinking- avoiding medical care; compliance with medical advice- controlling campus alcohol consumption at VT- drugs to manage HIV more risky sexual behavior...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2009 for the course PSYC 2004 taught by Professor Dmharris during the Fall '06 term at Virginia Tech.
- Fall '06