Emotion 3

Emotion 3 - intense it is whether it reflects...

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EMOTION, cont.
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Facilitative emotion: contribute to effective functioning Debilitative emotions: hinder or prevent effective performance Communication apprehension
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Thoughts cause feelings Rational-emotive approach: the key to changing feelings is to change unproductive thinking Activating event Consequence Meeting strangers nervous feelings
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Activating event thought/belief → consequences Being called ‘names’ I’ve done smth wrong hurt, upset Being called ‘names’ my friend must be sick pity, sympathy Event thought feeling Hearing ‘I love you’ this is a genuine delight Hearing ‘I love you’ (s)he’s just saying this anger to manipulate me
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Self-talk: nonvocal, internal monologue that is our process of thinking
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FINAL THOUGHT - Emotions have several dimensions (how
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Unformatted text preview: intense it is, whether it reflects positive/negative feeling/action or passivity) -emotions are signaled by verbal and nonverbal reactions - there are several reasons why people do not verbalize many of the emotions they feel (personality types, cultural rules, social roles) - exposure to others’ emotions can shape the way we feel ourselves through the process of emotional contagion - willingness to accept responsibility for feelings instead of blaming them on others leads to better reactions - choosing the proper time and place to share feelings is also important While some emotions are facilitative, other, debilitative feelings inhibit effective functioning Many of these debilitative emotions are caused by various types of irrational thinking...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course SPCM 1500 taught by Professor Emmelhainz during the Fall '07 term at UGA.

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