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Ch 8: Stress Management and Coping Mechanisms

About This Chapter

Watch online video lessons to learn how stress impacts your health, where it comes from and more. Each lesson is accompanied by a short multiple-choice quiz you can use to check your understanding of these stress management topics.

Stress Management and Coping Mechanisms - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

In these lessons, you will learn about stress and the many ways that stress can affect your health, life goals and relationships with other people. You'll discover where sources of stress can stem from as well as the process of general adaption syndrome. Later lessons explore the many health risks associated with chronic stress and how you might cope with stress in your life. By the time you finish the chapter, you should have an understanding of:

  • The impact of stress on general health
  • Common sources of stress
  • The phases of general adaptation syndrome
  • Health problems that result from chronic stress
  • Ways to cope with stress

Video Objective
Stress: Definition and Impact on Overall Health Define the meaning of stress and explore the impact of stress on elements of overall health, including a person's body, relationships and success in life.
Where Does Stress Come From? Examine potential sources of stress.
General Adaptation Syndrome: Definition, Phases and Changes Describe the phases of general adaptation syndrome and the physiological changes that occur in the body.
Health Risks Associated with Chronic Stress List the different health risks that are associated with chronic stress.
Coping with Stress: Techniques, Attitudes and Reducing Exposure Look at techniques for coping with or reducing exposure to sources of stress by using positive experiences and attitudes.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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