Chapter 2 - Reactions psychological and physical Resiliency...

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Chapter 2: Stress Alarm stage- acute increases in anxiety or fear. Increases in sorrow or depression if stressor is lost. Shock or confusion. Aggression- involves attacking the stressor directly. Regression- behavior pattern or response that was successful at some earlier time, responding in childish way. Repression- denial of the stressor, forgetting, redefining the stressor (too scary, etc.) Withdrawal- psychological and physical forms, indivividuals engage in fantasy, in attention or purposive forgetting. Escaping situation. Fixation- persisting in a response regardless of its effectiveness. SRRS- Social Readjustment Rating Scale Stressors- anticipatory (potential disagreeable events), encounter (result from interpersonal interactions), time, situational (environment, downsizing). Enact rather than react.
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Unformatted text preview: Reactions- psychological and physical Resiliency- Physical, psychological, social Enactive strategies- create or enact a new environments for the individual Proactive strategies- Enhance their overall capacity to handle stress by increasing personal resiliency. Initiate action that resists the negative effects. Reactive strategies- short-term techniques for coping with stressors. Skill variety Task identity Task significance Autonomy Feedback Resiliency- withstand or manage negative effects. Personal factors- positive self-regard, core self-evaluation, good cognitive abilities, talents. Personal coping strategies- relationships, social capital, abuse, neglect. Hardiness- highly-stress resistant personality. Feeling in control, feeling committed, feeling challenged....
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2011 for the course MGMT 578 taught by Professor Payne during the Spring '11 term at Texas A&M University–Commerce.

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