About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering stress management psychology material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn the psychology of stress management. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding stress management
- 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 stress management
- 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 stress management and psychology 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 stress management and psychology chapter exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any stress management question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a stress management unit of a standard psychology course. Topics covered include:
- Coping techniques for stress
- Spirituality, prayer and meditation
- Hypnosis and relaxation techniques
- Self-efficacy and its relationship to stress
- Interpretation of behavior
- Positive psychology
1. Stress Management: Individual and Organizational Techniques & Methods
Companies need to help employees learn how to manage their stress at work. Preventative stress management is a corporate philosophy that is concerned with eliminating stress and improving employee health. There are numerous organizational and individual techniques that can be used to help improve employee stress.
2. Coping With Stress: Techniques, Attitudes & Reducing Exposure
Work, school, and life in general have plenty of things that cause us a lot of stress. If you'd like to learn some techniques that help to deal with these problems, watch or read this lesson.
3. Spirituality & Mental Health: Using Prayer and Meditation to Treat Mental Illness
There is a long and complicated history between religion and mental illness, but recent developments in psychology are showing advantages to religious treatments for mental issues. This lesson examines faith-based therapy.
4. What Is Spiritual Health? - Definition & Examples
Possibly the most abstract of the various dimension, spiritual health is challenging to define, develop, and maintain. But this aspect of wellness should not be underestimated. An individual with high levels of spiritual wellness will experience increased physical, social, and emotional health.
5. Altered States of Consciousness: Meditation & Hypnosis
How can you reach an altered state of consciousness without drugs? Meditation and hypnosis are two techniques that can promote a relaxed state of mind. Watch this video to learn the difference between the two and their possible effects.
6. Relaxation Techniques: Breathing Exercises, Aromatherapy, Massage, Muscle Relaxation & Visualization
There are many different methods that are helpful to induce feelings of relaxation. This lesson discusses five types of relaxation techniques. We end with a quiz to test what you have learned.
7. Movement-Based Relaxation Techniques: Yoga, Tai Chi & Walking Outdoors
Do you want to reduce stress and improve overall well being? Learn how to apply movement based methods of yoga, tai chi, and walking outdoors to your life to induce relaxation.
8. Perception, Bias & Interpreting Behavior
Have you ever wondered why two people can experience the same event, but give two different accounts of what happened? In this lesson, you will learn about how perception and bias play a role in how we interpret our world.
9. Positive Psychology: Optimism, Self-Efficacy & Happiness
There are folks who see the glass half-full and those who see it half-empty. But it's the same glass, so why does it matter what kind you are? Find out just how big of an impact your answer to this common question can have on how you live your life.
10. Self-Efficacy: Definition & Theory
Learn what self-efficacy is and how it affects your motivation to accomplish specific tasks. Learn about Albert Bandura's contribution to the concept of self-efficacy and how it has shaped contemporary psychology.
11. Nonverbal Signs of Stress
Stress can feel like a constant part of life. It is important to be able to identify signs of stress even when that stress has not been spoken of verbally. This lesson reviews nonverbal signs of stress and tips for stress reduction.
12. Mindfulness: Definition, Techniques & Benefits
Have you ever practiced an open awareness meditation called mindfulness? It can actually help a lot in daily life and even relieve some emotional and physical tension. Read about its ancient origins and modern psychological applications in this lesson.
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