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Click to edit Master subtitle style 12/13/09 Altruism March 23, 2009
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12/13/09 Announcements Exams – scores on SPARK T.A. office hours also posted Extra credit opportunity
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12/13/09 Review from March 11 Empathy – Altruism Factors affecting empathic responses Relationship, attribution, personality, and mood Helping in everyday life Active Listening Goals and Tactics
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12/13/09 Seeking and Accepting Help Reasons why people may be reluctant to seek or accept help Accepting help may create feelings of indebtedness; Help given may be excessive or more than the person wanted; Receiving help may threaten self esteem
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12/13/09 Persuading People to Seek Help When help seeking is threatening to self-esteem, such as mental health counseling Research suggests: Downgrade centrality of characteristics that needing help may be calling into question Highlight external justifications for needing help
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12/13/09 Decision making stages in emergencies
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2009 for the course SOCIOL 105 taught by Professor Zussman during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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