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Lecture on Chapter 13- Stress, Coping and Health

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 1010
Professor
Rebecca Jubis
Semester
Winter

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March 20 2012Chapter 13 Stress Coping and HealthBiopsychosocial model holds that physical illness is caused by a complex interaction of biological psychological and sociocultural factors It simply asserts that these factors operate in a psychosocial context that is influentialHealth psych concerned with the causes treatment and prevention of illnessStress is a disruption in psychological and physiological functioning that occurs when an event is perceived as a threat to our goals and when we cant cope with the stressorMajor Types of Stress1Frustrationoccurs when the pursuit of one goal is blocked2Conflictoccurs when two or more incompatible motivations or behavioural impulses compete for expression approachapproach conflict is a choice that must be made between two attractive g
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