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Unformatted text preview: recognized a symptom and interpreted it as a potential illness. What are you like when you’re sick? Are you a sensitizer/monitor or a repressor/blunter? Recognition and Interpretation of Recognition and Interpretation of Symptoms: Recognition Stress can precipitate or aggravate the experience of symptoms Closer attention to one’s body when a vulnerable to illness is perceived Stressrelated physiological changes may be interpreted as symptoms of illness. Recognition and Interpretation of Recognition and Interpretation of Symptoms: Recognition Mood Those in a positive mood Rate themselves as more healthy Report fewer illnessrelat...
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This document was uploaded on 03/10/2014 for the course PSY 383 at University of Arizona- Tucson.
- Summer '14
- Health Psychology