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Ch 8: Impacts of Stress

About This Chapter

The Impacts of Stress chapter of this Emotional Intelligence: Help & Review course is the simplest way to master the impacts of stress. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of the impacts of stress.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering impacts of stress material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the impacts of stress. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the impacts of stress
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning psychology (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about the impacts of stress
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra psychology learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Impacts of Stress chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Impacts of Stress chapter exam to be prepared.
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  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in an impacts of stress unit of a standard emotional intelligence course. Topics covered include:

  • Definition, origin and physiologic impact of stress
  • How the perception of behavioral control and intentional infliction of emotional distress contribute to stress
  • How time management and interpersonal skills affect job stress
  • Stress disorders and types of social support available to help manage them

9 Lessons in Chapter 8: Impacts of Stress
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Stress: Definition and Impact on Overall Health

1. Stress: Definition and Impact on Overall Health

Stress, distress, eustress: just thinking about those terms may make you stress out! Don't worry, this lesson will define them and show plenty of examples of them in a manner that will calm your mind!

Perceived Behavioral Control: Definition and Relation to Stress

2. Perceived Behavioral Control: Definition and Relation to Stress

How much control over a situation we believe we have, also called our perceived control, helps reduce stress and has many other health benefits. In this lesson, we'll look at studies that demonstrate the powerful effect perceived control can have on our health.

Where Does Stress Come From?

3. Where Does Stress Come From?

Explore the wonderful world of all the things that cause us stress. From school and work to internal and interpersonal stressors, we'll define what stressors are and the many places they arise from in this lesson.

Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress: Definition and Examples

4. Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress: Definition and Examples

When one party does something so harmful to another that it causes severe emotional trauma and the act was intentional and reckless, the injured party may have a tort action for intentional infliction of emotional distress.

How to Deal with Stress in the Workplace

5. How to Deal with Stress in the Workplace

Workplace stress is a mental or emotional strain on an individual due to specific work circumstances. Most individuals feel stress during their daily work. There are many techniques that can be used to help deal with stress in the workplace.

Interpersonal Skills in the Workplace: Examples and Importance

6. Interpersonal Skills in the Workplace: Examples and Importance

The ability to communicate within an organization depends heavily upon people's interpersonal skills. These are the tools people use to interact and communicate with individuals in an organizational environment.

Time Management & Job Stress

7. Time Management & Job Stress

Time management is something we all deal with as our lives get more hectic. In this lesson, we will address time management and the stress it can put on an individual in the workplace.

Stress Disorders: Definition and Perspectives

8. Stress Disorders: Definition and Perspectives

Everyone has to deal with stress, but some people do not manage their stress in a healthy way. In this lesson, we will look more closely at psychological disorders related to stress, including ways that people react to and manage stress.

Social Support and Stress: Emotional vs. Instrumental Support

9. Social Support and Stress: Emotional vs. Instrumental Support

Social support is an important tool for coping with stress. There are two main and contradicting hypotheses about the role of social support in stressful situations: the buffering hypothesis and the main effects hypothesis. In this lesson, we'll learn more about social support and its effects on stress.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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