Economic finances belongings Psychosocial Psycho Not feeling safe Ex not

Economic finances belongings psychosocial psycho not

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Economic - finances, belongings Psychosocial Psycho Not feeling safe Ex: not staying on airplane with someone who's Muslim Sense of trust and safety is gone Self-mastery of knowing you will be ok? Security is gone Social Social supports The greater, the better Perceiving is most effective Outcome: Distress (depression, PTSD (28-35% risk); anxiety Risky behavior, use of health services, interventions for prevention Risky Behavior - fatalistic (YOLO), addictions, etc. Use of health services Interventions for prevention Post traumatic growth (PTG) a. How their philosophy, meaning, attitudes, beliefs have positively grown b. They take what happened to them and put meaning to it c. They grow from experience d. Take on a role of advocacy sometimes e. Want to do really good things for people involved in same type of situation f. Social support is important in context "Outcome variable" Ex: reading "Lessons of physical therapy Tucson shooting -- bullet to the head talks about how she won't sit back and give up on life in rehab **used health services ** Read and see what her personal growth was -- became an advocate
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October 13, 2016 Work and Unemployment as Contextual Stressors What situations present themselves as stressors? What conditions make them more vulnerable? Having work affect family dynamics Unemployment can cause stress Major changes (context in larger picture): Increase in service jobs Women in the labor force Conditions of work that influence health and mental health outcome (DCP): (these are minor conditions compared to everything) If you have these three conditions on your job, that mediates the stress you'll have Direction You have some say Control Getting people to do what you want them to do When you feel like you can control the way your job gets done as well Have some say Direction and control go together there Planning You're involved in a task force Mediators/resources: mastery and control Self-esteem When you have some control, it helps with your self-esteem and sense of mastery "I can do it" Element of control is very important Control helps you with coping resources (mastery) Strongest form of resources to help with your mental health. Andy Germek Talks about distress issues, substance abuse, what conditions we might have at work that helps us prevent these problems How can employers start to build a healthy culture in the work-place? Commute Holding meetings while standing/walking (encouraging more movement in the office) Unemployed stressor, along w/ loss wages, is LOSS IDENTITY.
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