Riger Fall 2007 CP_ Prep Work Ch 8

Riger Fall 2007 CP_ Prep Work Ch 8 - stressful event caused...

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PSCH 231: Ch. 8 Prep Work Student Name: _____________________________________ 1. Explain in your own words why you think that Nietzsche’s quote, “what does not destroy me, makes me stronger” is included in this chapter. 2. Define stress and give two examples of a stressful event from your own life. 3. For each example you gave in #2, describe the environmental demands placed on you and the adverse cognitive, behavioral, and physiological effects the event had on you. 4. Describe general adaptation syndrome and its stages. Use an example from your own life of how a
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Unformatted text preview: stressful event caused you to go through each stage. 5. Using the examples from #2, identify one individual and one social factor that might have modified the impact of the stressful events on you by making the events either less stressful or more stressful. 6. Describe the types of coping and give examples of how you have used each type of coping. 7. Describe the two types of social support and give examples of people in your life you can turn to for emotional and tangible support....
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