Reaction to Stressors

Reaction to Stressors - 3Axia College Material Appendix D...

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3Axia College Material Appendix D The following table describes five situations in which a person reacts to stress in an unhealthy manner. For each: a. identify the stressor(s). b. briefly explain why the person's reaction is an unhealthy choice. c. briefly describe one healthy alternative way of reacting and why you consider this approach a healthy choice. d. identify two possible moderators of stress for this situation. Situation Source(s) of Stress Unhealthy Reaction Healthy Reaction Two Possible Moderators of Stress Every morning, as she prepares for her two-hour drive to work, Carole gets a headache. Psychological, Physical Carole should be able to take each day as a new one, with new experiences, instead of thinking one bad day will carry on. Carole can tell herself that there is nothing to worry about, as the day has not even started yet. If Carole is a coffee drinker, she can moderate her intake of caffeine, as that might contribute to her headache. Carole can try
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