Flashcards in Vocab 15-3 Deck (6)
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Cognitive appraisal

The interpretation of an event that helps determine its stress impact

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Denial

A coping mechanism in which a person decides that the event is not really a stressor

3

Intellectualization

A coping mechanism in which the person analyzes a situation from an emotional detached viewpoint

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Progressive relaxation

Lying down comfortably and tensing and releasing tension in each major muscle group in turn

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Meditation

A focusing of attention with the goal of clearing ones mind and producing an inner peace. Mannnnnn

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Biofeedback

The process of learning to control bodily states by monitoring the states to be controlled