{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Reactions to Frustration - • Try to identify the source...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Reactions to Frustration Aggression: Any response made with the intention of harming a person, animal, or object Displaced Aggression: Redirecting aggression to a target other than the source of one’s frustration Scapegoating: Blaming a person or group for conditions they did not create; the scapegoat is a habitual target of displaced aggression Escape: May mean actually leaving a source of frustration (dropping out of school) or psychologically escaping (apathy) Coping with Frustration
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: • Try to identify the source of frustration – Is it external or internal • Is the source of frustration something that can be changed? – How hard would it be to change it? – Is it under your control at all? • If the source can be changed or removed, is the effort worth it? Anxiety • Feelings of tension, uneasiness, apprehension, worry, and vulnerability – We are motivated to avoid experiencing anxiety – Similar to fear but based on unclear threat...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online