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The following table describes five situations in which a person reacts to stress in an unhealthy manner. For each:
a. identify the stressor(s).
b. briefly explain why the person's reaction is an unhealthy choice.
c. briefly describe one healthy alternative way of reacting and why you consider this approach a healthy choice.
d. identify two possible moderators of stress for this situation.

Situation Source(s) of Stress Unhealthy Reaction Healthy Reaction Two Possible Moderators of Stress
Every morning as she prepares for her two-hour drive to work, Carole gets a headache. Two hr drive to work daily Carol over thinks the drive giving her a headache Find a way to enjoy the ride taking a different route or over time looking for a job closer to home Self efficacy expectations and psychological hardiness
Jim hates attending meetings at which he might be asked a question. His hands begin to shake at the thought of not having the right answer. Attending meetings He begins to shake Taking a deep breath and reassuring himself odds are he is right, that not everything is perfect. Predictability and Control, Social Support
Lori's stomach hurts constantly. Lori was married eight months ago, is expecting her first child in five months, and just started a new job after finishing her graduate degree. Carries a lot of recent changes an overwhelming sense of too much going on. Over stressing is causing physical symptoms Is to realize one day at a time and find better time management Self efficacy expectations and social support
Darlene feels paralyzed with two choices: (a) stay in a job where the boss is overbearing and abusive, but where she has a steady paycheck or; (b) pursue a business opportunity and risk the security of a steady paycheck. Stuck between decisions when it comes to employment Emotionally she feels unsure of…...

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