Assignment – Ch. 14
After reading the chapter, in a (complete) essay, please answer the following questions:
What are your (1) major sources and (2) types of stress?
What is the difference between emotion-focused and problem-focused coping?
Describe a situation where you have used emotion-focused coping. What are/were the advantages and disadvantages to using emotion-focused coping in that particular situation.
Describe a situation where you have used problem-focused coping. What are/were the advantages and disadvantages to using problem-focused coping in that particular situation.
Be sure to integrate elements from this video about stress as well as eBook concepts – and elaborate on your responses. If you are unable to open the video, here’s a direct link: http://www.ted.com/talks/kelly_mcgonigal_how_to_make_stress_your_friend?language=en
Anything “borrowed” from your textbook or an outside source must be paraphrased (in your own words) – direct quotes are never permitted from any source on any assessment in this course. All borrowed material from outside sources like the video must be properly cited and referenced.