UT Arlington PSYC 3301 - Lecture PowerPoint Chapter 14 (8 pages)

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Psyc 3301 - Psychology of Humans

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11 18 2014 CHAPTER 14 Stress and Burnout The nature of stress Emotional and physiological aspects of stress Selye s stage theory Alarm reaction Resistance Exhaustion The nature of stressors They are intense and or overwhelming overload They evoke simultaneous incompatible tendencies They are uncontrollable Cognitive appraisal of an event as stressful Perception that the situation threatens important goals Perception that effective coping isn t possible 1 11 18 2014 Major causes of stress Work related causes heat noise crowding danger lack of privacy Social conditions high level of politics abusive or uncaring management atmosphere discrimination and harassment Occupational demands highly stressful occupations Frequent decisions Constant monitoring of devices or materials Repeated exchanges of information with others Unpleasant physical conditions Performing unstructured rather than structured tasks Jobs that create problems for one s relationships at home Major causes of stress Multiple roles Family stressors versus work stressors gender differences Drawbacks role conflicts divided attention and energy increasing backlogs both inside and outside the work setting Benefits new areas of autonomy control selfdefinition personal satisfaction and social support The benefits of working are evident for wives only when their husbands share family responsibilities 2 11 18 2014 Major causes of stress Types of role conflict Inter role conflict Person role conflict Within role conflict Overload and underload Qualitative and quantitative overload Qualitative and quantitative underload The desirability of the middle course Major causes of stress Responsibility for others Isolation and the lack of social support advice comfort help sense of perspective Unemployment uncertainty financial strain loss of selfesteem concern with loss of esteem from others sense of helplessness depression 3 11 18 2014 Personal factors and stress Stressful life events and physical illness Daily hassles



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