PSYA02H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14.3: Pessimism, Positive Psychology, Negative Affectivity

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The ability to cope with stress dictates whether happy or not: coping refers to the process used to manage demands, stress and conflict. In many instances problem-focused coping and emotion-focused coping are used to deal with a stressor. Positive psychology uses scientific methods to study human strengths and potential: most powerful tools for coming is: focusing on positive emotions, negative mood narrows focus, positive mood causes focus to expand, increases creativity, lowers time to recover. Optimism the tendency to have a favourable, constructive view of situations and to expect positive outcomes. Big five personality types and coping with stress o o o. Neuroticism: have negative affectivity, tendency to respond to problems with a pattern of anxiety, hostility, anger, guilt or nervousness. This makes it harder for them to pick appropriate coping strategies for a given problem. Extraversion: seek out help from others, likely to listen to advice and reframe stress in a way that is more positive or constructive.

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