Instructions: By now you have read Chapter 14: Stress, Lifestyle, and Health. Your job for this assignment is to answer the following personal adjustment/critical thinking questions that pertain to topics in chapter 14. Each answer needs to be a minimum of one paragraph (5 full length sentences) to received full credit.
- Try to think of an example in which you coped with a particular stressor by using problem-focused coping. What was the stressor? What did your problem-focused efforts involve? Were they effective?
- Describe how social support can affect health both directly and indirectly.
- Critical Thinking: Discuss the concept of Type A behavior pattern, its history, and what we now know concerning its role in heart disease.