Chapter 11 Health Psychology

Chapter 11 Health Psychology - -Have meaningful religious...

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Chapter 11 Health Psychology Modules 34, 35, 36 Stress and Coping Stress: Bad ( Heart Diseases) Coping with Stress - Be positive and have a support Group - Avoid learned helplessness/maintain autonomy and free will… buy a plant, get a dog… Something! Why Do I Smoke? - Addiction If I had a million Dollars. . - Would you be happier if you had more money? - Are wealthier people happier? - Are Greedier people happier? Happy People Tend to - Have High Self-esteem - Be optimistic - Have close friends - Have work and Leisure that engage their skills
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Unformatted text preview: -Have meaningful religious faith-Sleep well and exercise Happiness seems not much related to other factors such as age:-Age -Gender -Education levels-Parenthood-Physical attractiveness Personality Types Type A: Tightly wound, hostile, aggressive, ambitious, driven, and coronary-prone (especially among men) Type B: Laid back, patient, and cooperative Type D (for distressed): May be different form type A… Hostile, insecure, anxious, and coronary prone...
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2008 for the course PSYCH 1100 taught by Professor Natev during the Spring '08 term at East Carolina University .

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