The individual even if we encounter the same stressor

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Unformatted text preview: me in a individual basis to make sure if the coping was successful -Look at the coping strategy to see if the goal was accomplished -Assumed that women tend to engage in more emotion focus strategies -Men engage in more problem focus strategie -Women reported more emotion focus coping (home) -Men report more problem focus coping (work) -Anything related to work -No need to memorize -May depend due to physical risks or levels or responsabilities -Always remember that different individuals have different indicators of stress and coping -Individual differences and whole subjective experience of stress -Problem behaviors in order to cope with the stressors that come with the job - -Differences across different studies on what we define as stress -50% of the parademics have indicated depression -1/3 reported clinical samples of PTSD -Have also experienced burnout -Long term outcomes of stress -They don't have the time to recover from the experiences since they work every day and experience many circumstances every day -Demand and control regarding work stress -When demand is low and control is high, it is when we see the best outcomes -When demand is high and control is low, there is the greatest likelyhood of stress and burnout - - -3 factors that make up burnout -Result of chronic work stress -Happens over time -Emotional exhaustion is feeling drained on the job. Not being able to engage -Depersonalization: not being able to relate to your patients or other people on the job -Having a hard time relating to other people on the job -Compromised sense of accomplishment and not feeling excited about work -Can be measured separately or all together -Most common measure to burnout is the aslach burnout inventory -Burnout is not a disorder in the DSM -UN has its own classification of diseases and they do include burnout as a result of life management problems -Traumatic stress -Stressor itself can happen 1 and can be so severe that lead to PTSD -Classified in the DSM as an anxiety disorder -Can be very severe in the worst case -Cant diagnose PTSD if there is no major event that caused the disorder -Hearing stories: secondary or bicurious traumatization -> can lead to PTSD as well -Has...
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2014 for the course PSYCH 314 taught by Professor Davidking during the Winter '13 term at University of British Columbia.

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