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Day+20+-+Stress+contd - April 14th 2010 Women much more...

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Women much more likely to get depressed than men. Shelley Taylor Mental Simulation Worry is about the various things that might happen When you have to do something like give a talk or a presentation, even if it s just a minute. .. you might freeze up. Proactive preperation in imagining. If you want to be an actor, instead of doing the hard work you might just imagine receiving the award in your head. .. you re having a great time in your living room (pulling a Shelley Taylor) and you think. .. why do all the hard work when I ve already had that experience? How can we think of fantasy in a way that is not de-motivating? Attention to internal states (like rumination and emotion focused coping but there s a twist) Go ahead and imagine the excellent outcome BUT you consider that and then contrast it with where am I now? Mental Contrasting In the end this distinction will set up a motivational condition which can allow you to put one foot in front of the other in motion toward this outcome. Small and manageable goals.
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2010 for the course PSYCH V89.-0030- taught by Professor Susan during the Fall '09 term at NYU.

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