PSY 104 Lecture 08 - Handout

PSY 104 Lecture 08 - Handout - Objectives Chapter 8 QUIN...

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Chapter 8 Q UIN 1 Coping With Stress, Pain, and Disease Objectives • Evaluate the meaning of coping from a biological, psychological, and social perspective Predict how social support and a sense 2 • Predict how social support and a sense of personal control affect health • Formulate a response to stress and illness based on stress management techniques Coping • Difficult to avoid stress, pain and disease • Techniques to cope with stress, pain, and disease are very simila 3 and disease are very similar • Although not explicit, coping has become an integral part of stress models Meaning of Coping • Evolutionary/Biological perspective • Physiological perspective • Psychoanalytic perspective Behaviorist perspective 4 • Behaviorist perspective • Cognitive perspective – Constantly changing cognitive and behavioral efforts to manage the specific internal and external demands that are appraised as taxing or exceeding the resources of the individual Trait versus Situation Debate • What influences the choice of coping strategies? • Individual differences Lf t l f d 5 – Locus of control, preferences, gender, race • Situational influences – Appraisal – Job specifics Ways of Coping • Approach versus Avoidance
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PSY 104 Lecture 08 - Handout - Objectives Chapter 8 QUIN...

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