wk4-dq1 - or alcohol use"(Donatelle 2009 p 76-77...

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The textbook defines stress as "the experience of a perceived threat (real or imagined) to one's well-being, resulting from a series of physiological responses and adaptations" (Donatelle, 2009, p. 62). Stressors tend to usually be physical, social, emotional, intellectual, economic, or spiritual in nature (Donatelle, 2009). According to page 76, some of the most frequent stressors in men and women are being under- and over-weight, "trying to diet, managing an overload of schoolwork, not having someone to date, not having enough sex, being behind in schoolwork, not having enough friends, and concerns about drug
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Unformatted text preview: or alcohol use" (Donatelle, 2009, p. 76-77). According to our textbook, some strategies for coping with stress range from "doing something as simple as taking 20 minutes each day to be alone, to developing an elaborate time management plan for eating, socializing, and exercising" (Donatelle, 2009, p. 76). These strategies for coping with stress are known as "Stress Management Techniques." References: Donatelle, R. (2009). Health: The Basics (8th ed.). San Francisco, California: Pearson Benjamin Cummings....
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