Chapter 7 Preview Notes.docx - Aram Garabedian PSY 3326 Chapter 7 Preview Notes Coping Resilience and Social Support Stress Moderators are factors that

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Aram Garabedian PSY 3326 10/2/19 Chapter 7 Preview Notes Coping, Resilience, and Social Support Stress Moderators are factors that determine the level of stress someone has in response to an event and how they deal with it o 2012 Colorado fires o One family devastated and heavily effected o One family had family and resources to help so they were the least effected o One couple chose to respond with resilience Coping with Stress and Resilience Coping is defined as the thoughts and behaviors used to manage the internal and external demands of situations that are appraised as stressful o The relationship between coping and a stressful event is a dynamic process o Coping is a set of responses occurring over time, by which the environment and the person influence each other Negative Affectivity - a pervasive negative mood marked by anxiety, depression, and hostility o People with negative affectivity (neuroticism) express distress, discomfort, and dissatisfaction in many situations o Is related to poor health like diabetes, chronic pain, coronary artery disease o Just having this constant psychological distress could cause one to become more prone to all kinds of illness Positive Affectivity is basically the opposite of negative affectivity in which people have lowered states of stress and invest more time and effort to overcome obstacles in pursuit of their goals Psychological Control is the belief that one can determine one's own behavior, influence one's environment, and bring about desired outcomes o Basically, the belief that you control your own life and its outcomes Control-enhancing Interventions use information, relaxation, and cognitive-behavioral techniques, such as learning to think differently about the unpleasant sensations of a procedure, to reduce anxiety, improve coping, and promote recovery o
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