Stress 1

Stress 1 - Possible stressors: o Location On-the-job vs....

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Stress Stress affects: o Attitudes o Participation o Performance o Rewards Costs of stress: o In US $200-$300 billion annually o 75-90% of physician visits o 60-80% of industrial accidents Stress and performance: o Some stress is good for performance, but not too much Stress cycle: o Stressors: Environmental events or conditions that place physical or emotional demand on us o Stress: Adaptive response to situations perceived as challenging or threatening to our well-being o Stress reactions: Physiological Psychological Behavioral consequences of stress When does stress occur? o Intersection of individual vulnerability o Poor environmental support
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Unformatted text preview: Possible stressors: o Location On-the-job vs. off-the-job o Timing Occasional vs. chronic Individual vulnerability: o Type As: Aggressive Ambitious Competitive Impatient W/ a sense of urgency o Type Bs: Opposite of Type A o Classic hot Type A: Adverse reactions to stress More likely to have heart attacks o Mixed types: Better able to cope w/ stress o Class Type B: Best able to cope w/ stress Less likely to survive heart attacks o Individual vulnerability: Both positive and negative recent life events Affected by perceived stress...
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