case study 1 - I n t roduction to psychology Why we do what...

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Introduction to psychology Why we do what we do Case Study One Gail Jones Michelle Patno What are the causes of stress in Jennifer’s Life? The causes of stress in Jennifer’s life are trying to conceive a child with her husband, having to debate on if she should put her father in a nursing home or not, because she does not have time she need to devote to taking care of her father herself. Having the mother in law and father in law constantly remind her how much they would like to have their first grandchild. Jennifer is also stressing over the fact that everyone at work depends on her to keep the office running smoothly. Jennifer must also keep her husband happy and maintain the upkeep of the home, such as daily household chores which she has not had the time or energy to do. With the various issues that are going on in Jennifer’s life it is making it harder and more difficult for Jennifer to conceive. Although Jennifer mother pass away two
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years early she may be still trying to cope with the death of her mother depending on how close her and her mother was. How is stress affecting Jennifer’s life? Jennifer has been feeling tired and sluggish. Because of being so tired and sluggish she has not been able to keep up with her household chores. Jennifer has not been able to focus and because of the lack of focus Jennifer has been making more mistakes at work. Jennifer has been complaining of headaches, backaches and
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This note was uploaded on 07/16/2011 for the course HSM 220 hsm 220 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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