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STRESS: a physical and psychological strain which threatens the ability of a person (or
animal) to go on coping in a given situation.

The
tr
ansacti
onal
model
ar
gues
that
t
he i
ndi
vidual
's
percept
ion
of
a s
ituat
ion
can
be
dif
fer…

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St
ress
rel
ated
il
l
n ess
and
the
immune
syst
em.


Wh en
str
e ssed,
our
body's energy
is
dive r
ted aw ay
f r
om the i
mmu n e
system ma ki
ng
il
l
n ess
and
infect
ion
mo re
li
kely…

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C ohe n et
a l
(1993
)
3 94
p 's
co mp l
e t
e d questi
on naires
o n
1.
nu mber of
st
ressful
l
if
e e vens
in
p ast
yr,
2 .assesse d
d egree of str
es s,
3. r…

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Workpl
ace
Envi
ronme nt
of
w ork
c an
cause str
ess eg
no i
se,
li
ghtl
ing.
Because energy
used t
o over
come
t
hem. Wo r
k
overl
oa d = most
str
e ssf
ul
a spect
of
job (
dew e).
Personal
space…

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C ont
rol

to t
a ke
c ont r
ol
of the
stressful
si
tuati
on, s eeing
thems el
ves a s
being i
n charg e of their

ow n
li
ves.
C ommi t
me n t

e n cou r
aging
the
cl i
ent…

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