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    I want to write about and discuss three theories of stress. Stress can be managed by positive or negative methods.I want to list both positive and negative methods of stress managements from the list below and describe the consequences of those methods. I have an outline as follows"

    Theories of stress

    1) Selye
    2) Friedman and Rosenman
    3) Kobasa
    4) Seligman

    2. Stress management

    a. Counterproductive coping techniques

    1) Alcohol and drugs
    2) Unhealthy eating habits
    3) Excess or unsafe hobbies or activities
    4) Avoidance
    5) Excess sleep

    b. Positive techniques

    1) Meaningful friendships and networks
    2) Communication skills
    3) Exercise
    4) Nutrition
    5) Quality & quantity of sleep
    6) Time management
    7) Personal spiritual practices
    8) Volunteering
    9) Journaling
    10) Cognitive restructuring
    11) Cultivate sense of humor
    12) Progressive relaxation
    13) Visualization
    14) Meditation
    15) Mindfulness
    16) Biofeedback
    17) Yoga
    18) Tai chi
    19) Music
    20) Other techniques faculty may wish to include

    a. Aromatherapy
    b. Art therapy
    c. Guided imagery
    d. Hypnosis
    e. Massage
    f. Pet therapy
    g. Other techniques

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    Stress can be managed by positive or negative methods. list both positive and negative methods of stress managements from the list below and describe the consequences of those methods.
    1) Selye
    2) Friedman and Rosenman
    3) Kobasa
    4) Seligman

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