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1. <ul><li>How do you manage your stress? This is how you relax. Write down your favoured techniques. </li></ul><ul><li>Consider…
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  • 1. <ul><li>How do you manage your stress? This is how you relax. Write down your favoured techniques. </li></ul><ul><li>Consider whether your technique is problem focused or emotion focused. </li></ul><ul><li>Think of as many stress management techniques as you can. Now divide them into Physiological and Psychological or state if they are both and say why. </li></ul><ul><li>Which method would you say is most effective and state why. </li></ul>
  • 2. Here are three hypothetical case studies: <ul><li>For each case study: </li></ul><ul><li>Recommend a physiological method of stress management </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss the advantages and disadvantages in relation to your chosen method </li></ul><ul><li>Write a summary of why the chosen method would be effective for this case </li></ul><ul><li>Deepak is 45. She has been working on a very large project that has exhausted her. She has been to her GP who has told her that her blood pressure is significantly raised, and that she is suffering from acute stress. </li></ul><ul><li>Roberto is 37. He is struggling to cope with a long term stress disorder (chronic stress). He has recently started a new job as a driving instructor. </li></ul><ul><li>Maya is a 14 year old. She and her parents have just moved to a new area of the country and she has just started at a new school. She is very worried and anxious, has lost her appetite, sleeps badly and shows other signs of stress </li></ul>
  • 3. Choose your homework question! <ul><li>Discuss the use of drugs to manage the negative effects of stress. (8 marks) </li></ul><ul><li>To what extent have physiological approaches to stress management been successful in reducing stress? (12 Marks) </li></ul>
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