Explore BrainMass

Psychological Appraisal and Stress

Looking at Broader Stress

Looking at Broader Stress 1.Are there particular individuals in life who help cope with stress? 2.do you believe that psychological stress seemed to play a role in the onset of physical illnesses such as a cold or flu? 3.Can you think of ways that stress can be an adaptive response in non-human animals? 4.Can you

Stress management discussion

Discuss the topic of stress management. Why is it important to find healthy ways to manage life stress? What are the potential risks of unhealthy management of stress? Please add reference

Four questions about stress

You are currently an associate at an advertising agency where you have worked for two years. You are pursuing a promotion to the position of advertising executive. While you have expected to put in extra hours and some added responsibility as part of earning the promotion, your boss has increased your workload significantly, inc

Learners, stress, computers, drugs, etc.

1. Children of today have far less free time (after-school structured activities, organized sports, and part-time jobs during high school) and far more access to television, computers, and video games. How might the lack of free, unstructured time affect the development and expression of creativity and intelligence? Do compute

effects of stress

What are the long-term and short-term effects of stress on the body, brain, and behavior?

Psychology - Stress and Reactions to Stress

Please see the attachment. The following table describes five situations in which a person reacts to stress in an unhealthy manner. For each: a. identify the stressor(s). b. briefly explain why the person's reaction is an unhealthy choice. c. briefly describe one healthy alternative way of reacting and why you consider th

What are the causes of stress in Michael's or Jennifer's life?

Case Study #2 Michael is a 40-year-old airline pilot who has recently begun to experience chest pains. The chest pains began when Michael signed his final divorce papers, ending his 15-year marriage. He fought for joint custody of his two children, ages 12 and 10, but although he wants to be with them more frequently, he only s

Stress Case Study

Case Study #1 Jennifer is a 29-year-old administrative assistant married to Antonio, an Italian engineer, whom Jennifer met four years earlier while on a business trip for her marketing company. The couple now lives in Nebraska, where Antonio works for the county's transportation department and Jennifer commutes an hour each

Case studies are explained to show how a person reacts to stress.

For each situation, this job describes a healthy, alternate way of reacting to stress. It also lists why one would consider the approach healthy. It also identifies two possible moderators of stress for each situation: 1.Every morning, as she prepares for her two-hour drive to work, Carole gets a headache. 2. Jim hates att

The focal topic involves employees coping with stress

1. I need some notes about methods for coping with stress can that an industrial/organizational psychologist would suggest for all levels of employees? (about 300 or so). I'm just looking for a general direction here.

This job discusses stress factors.

These questions are examined: 1. What are the differences between physiological and psychological needs? Provide examples of each in your response. 2. What is the relationship between arousal and behavior? Does this relationship impact performance and affect? 3. What are the long-term and short-term effects of stres

Resistance to change is an irrational response

Urgent help is needed. I need some ideas to get me started on each question. 1. Resistance to change is an irrational response." Discuss. 2. Identify sources of stress for middle-level executives in a large traditional company struggling to improve organizational performance. 3. Had you been CEO of this company, detai

Counselling Psychology - Coping and Resilience

Can you compare and contrast two or three of the models of coping with stress (problem focused, emotion focused, meaning focused, social, proactive, religious, social support, resilience). Try to choose one that you use a lot, and one or two that seem quite different to you (you don't need to identify which is which). What do yo

Stress, discrimination, conflict

Please give me some guidance on the following workplace issues. Descriptions of the workplace issues A. STRESS 2. Cause of stress 3. Situations that cause stress in the workplace 4. Effects of stress on employees 5. What personality traits are beneficial and/or detrimental in the workplace? 6. What can be done to Avoid

Stress and its effects

Please list any and all references or sources that are used. Please label the answers to the appropriate question, so I do not get confused. 1. Discuss the three types of conflict and give an example to illustrate each one. b. Which type of conflict is most likeluy to produce vacillation, and why? 3. a. Explain how

Evaluate Techniques for Coping with Job Stress

Go to: http://sciencedaily.healthology.com/hybrid-player/hybrid-autodetect.asp?b=sciencedaily&f=mentalhealth&c=mentalhealth_jobstress&spg=FLT&bhcp=1* Watch the video and/or read the transcript entitled: "Job Stress: How to Stay Cool." Topic: Evaluate Techniques for Coping with Job Stress The first paragraph (last senten

Interpersonal Relationships & Stress Management

Please help me with these review questions: 1. Discuss an example of successful and unsuccessful handling of an interpersonal relationship at work. 2. Discuss the various approaches to stress management an organization might institute and evaluate their merit.