05 Lesson Stress I

05 Lesson Stress I - Stress I (Responses and Performance)...

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Stress I (Responses and Performance) ASSIGNMENT a. Study text Chapter 13 (pg. 511-525). b. Complete Concept Checks 13.1 (pg 514) and 13.2 (pg 517). c. Review Questions: Chapter 13 practice test questions 1-7 (pg 549). d. Answer IPO 5. LESSON OBJECTIVES 5.1 Explain the responses to stress. 5.2 Discuss various coping strategies. PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 5-1. Define stress. Any circumstances that threaten or are perceived to threaten one’s well-being and that thereby tax one’s coping abilities 5-2. Differentiate between acute and chronic stressors. Acute : threatening events that have a relatively short duration and a clear endpoint Chronic : threatening events that have a relatively long duration and no readily apparent time limit. 5-3. Identify and describe the four major types of stress. Frustration : occurs in any situation in which the pursuit of some goal is thwarted Conflict : two or more incompatible motivation or behavioral impulses compete for expression. Three types of conflict: 1. approach-approach conflict: a choice must be made between two attractive goals 2. avoidance-avoidance conflict: a choice must be made between two unattractive goals 3. approach-avoidance conflict: a choice must be made about whether to pursue a single goal that has both attractive and unattractive aspects
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course PL 100 taught by Professor Meine during the Spring '08 term at West Point.

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05 Lesson Stress I - Stress I (Responses and Performance)...

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