Burnout - Problem-Focused Coping: Managing or correcting...

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Burnout Job-related condition (usually in helping professions) of physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion Emotional Exhaustion: Feel “used up” and apathetic toward work Cynicism: Detachment from the job Feeling of reduced personal accomplishment How to Manage a Threat Primary Appraisal: Deciding if a situation is relevant or irrelevant, positive or threatening Secondary Appraisal: Assess resources and decide how to meet the threat or challenge Perceived lack of control is just as threatening as an actual lack of control Coping With Threats Emotion-Focused Coping: Trying to control one’s emotional reactions to the threatening or stressful situation
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Unformatted text preview: Problem-Focused Coping: Managing or correcting the distressing situation Traumatic Stresses: Extreme events that cause psychological injury or intense emotional pain Frustration Negative emotional state that occurs when people are prevented from reaching desired goals External Frustration: Based on external conditions that impede progress toward a goal Can be social or non-social Personal Frustration: Caused by personal characteristics that impede progress toward a goal...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY ps 101 taught by Professor - during the Spring '10 term at Montgomery.

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