Chapter 2 - Reactions- psychological and physical...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
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.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

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....
View Full Document

Page1 / 2

Chapter 2 - Reactions- psychological and physical...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online