s5 - Chapter14 StrategiesforDecreasing StressfulBehaviors

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Chapter 14 Strategies for Decreasing  Stressful Behaviors
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Health and Lifestyle Behaviors Health Behavior: Activities taken by people  who believe  themselves to be healthy and  that are designed to maintain health Examples? Lifestyle Behavior: All  of the activities in  which people engage Examples?
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Health and Lifestyle Behavior  Change Concerns Barriers  to action Locus  of control What are these? How can they prevent change from  happening?
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Methods for Decreasing  Stressful Behaviors Self-monitoring: Observing and  recording  behavior Tailoring : Making changes  specific to the life of the individual Material reinforcement:  Rewarding a behavior with a  tangible  object
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Methods for Decreasing  Stressful Behaviors Social reinforcement : Rewarding a  behavior with social approval Social support: Emotional or  informational  support from a friend
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course SDS 3482 taught by Professor Thompson during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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s5 - Chapter14 StrategiesforDecreasing StressfulBehaviors

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