9 & 10 chapters.docx
Stress and Coping
Prior to completing this discussion, please interact with the Health
Psychology learning object located in the left navigation bar of your
online course, ensure you have finished the reading for this week, and
have reviewed any relevant Instructor Guidance that will help prepare
you for this activity. Identify a stressful life event (if you need help
coming up with something, see Table 9.1 in Chapter 9 of your text).
Specify why, in your opinion, it is stressful and the share the life
change unit score. Describe current trends in coping with stress. Next,
illustrate your own unique coping plan for this life event and discuss
the plan’s general advantages and disadvantages. Be sure to use theory
and research to support your plan.
Your initial post must be a minimum of 200 words and you must utilize at
least one scholarly source (e.g., the course textbook, a peer-reviewed
article from the Ashford University Library, or a professional web
source) that is cited according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford
Writing Center. For further assistance in researching scholarly sources,
please access the tutorials
on the Ashford University Library website.