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Mental_Health_and_Wellness_Lecture_Notes - Mental Health...

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Mental Health and Wellness Introduction 0. Life is a struggle 0. Entropy (2 nd  Law of Thermodynamics) 1. “Experience is a brute of a teacher” - C.S. Lewis. 2. Murphy’s Law (“Isn’t it Ironic”) 3. Alexander’s Experience 1. Stress is inevitable – growth is optional 2. Growth often comes through adversity Stress 3. The negative cognitive and emotional states that result when  people feel that the demands placed on them exceed their ability  to cope  (Lazarus & Folkman, 1984). 4. As stress increases, negative emotions increase. 4. Anxiety 5. Anger Pain as Feedback System 0. Gets our attention (symptoms) 1. Provides motivation for change 2. Locus of control (internal vs. external) determines our  response 3. Engage and detach (per Morrie) Personal Control 5. Internal vs. External Locus of Control  6. Internal LOC is associated with direct coping strategies
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