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Psychological stress management
methods- hardiness training
AS Psychology, unit 2, physiological
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Hardiness training
· Focusing- allows the source of stress to be identified.
Therapists help clients to acquire new strategies for
coping with stress
· reconstructing stressful situations- identifies current
coping strategies and how they can be improved.
encourages client to have a more realistic approach to life
stress and how to cope with it. Realising the events could'
ve been a lot worse makes them feel more optimistic when
coping with stress
· Self improvement- taught how to control situations and
think positively improving their self efficiency which is the
sense of personal effectiveness and control over one's life,
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· Been effective with Olympic swimmers to ensure thay
are committed to the challenge of increased
performance levels and to control stress that may
interfere with training
· In Utah, it helped students to stay on their course
for longer and to have a better chance of graduating
· Expensive, time consuming hard to change people
· Funk said low hardiness is the same as being negative
and its negativity not lack of hardiness that leads to
ill effects of stress…read more


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