Controlling the effects of stress depends on the behavioural responses people make to stressful
situations. Thus, a persons mental and physical health depends, in part, on his or her ability to
cope effectively with stress.
Psychology and Physical Health
Lifestyle and stress play a much larger role in the development of chronic diseases than they do
in contagious diseases. Today, the three leading chronic diseases (heart disease, cancer, and
Abnormal Behaviour: Concepts & Controversies
Misconceptions about abnormal behaviour are common.
The Medical Model Applied to Abnormal Behaviour:
Medical model proposes that it is useful to think of abnorm
Careers and Work
Love and work. work and love, thats all there is. Sigmund Freud
Industrial/organization (I/O) psychology is the study of human behaviour in the workplace.
A recent concern is how individuals balance work and family life. An im
The Elements of the Treatment Process
Treatments: How Many Types Are There?
In efforts to help people, mental health professionals use many methods of treatments with
over 400 distinctive types of psychotherapy. Approaches to tre
Social Thinking and Social Influence
Everyone asks and answers why questions about the people around then.
Forming Impressions of Others
As people interact with others, they constantly engage in person perception, the process of
PROCESS OF INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
2 people involved, a process and interactional
Components and Features of the Communication Process
Sender: person who initiates the message (encode message)
Receiver: person to whom messa