PSYCH Lecture 17 - Stress Part I

PSYCH Lecture 17 - Stress Part I - coping strategy Building...

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Stress and Coping Part One
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Aging and Stress (Hunter and Gillen, 2009) Declining Health Loss of Family and Friends Employment and Financial Problems Alienation from the larger society Loneliness
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Coping strategies for the Elderly: Exercise improves both physiological and psychological well being, although health restrictions may limit participation Recreational activities act as a buffer and
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Unformatted text preview: coping strategy Building a sense of community can be adaptive Maladaptive coping includes substance abuse and social withdrawal Elderly at risk for depression which is undiagnosed or untreated Identify the age related stressors described by the seniors in the video The Personals What adaptive coping strategies do they use?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course PSYCH 111 taught by Professor Schreier during the Winter '08 term at University of Michigan.

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