Tony, a young boy, wants to pet a friend’s dog, but he is afraid that the dog will bite him. This is the ___conflict. a.Avoidance-avoidance b.Approach-avoidance c.Approach-approach d.Double approach-avoidance
What are four active coping mechanisms discussed in your textbook?
Any Four: Hardiness (Control/Commitment/Challenge) Controlling stressful situations Problem solving (confronting the matter head-on) Explanatory style (optimist or pessimist) Relaxation Biofeedback Humor Exercise Support groups Professional help Training Improving interpersonal skills
Social support ____our ability to cope with stressful events. a.Has no effect on b.Usually increases c.Usually decreases d.Has an unpredictable effect on