3-11-08 - Optimism A onetime event can become a chronic...

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3/11/08 Resources- different ways to cope with stress Coping strategies Social support Connections with other people to help you with your problem Someone to talk to Gives you a different point of view Someone you are close to Mastery Psychological sense Sense of self esteem “I can do it” attitude
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Unformatted text preview: Optimism A onetime event can become a chronic stressor How do resources work? They buffer the impact of a stressor Main effect The consequence of the stressor will be lessened after it happens Works both after the stressor occurs and after Mediate...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course SOC 307 taught by Professor Carelli during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.

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