Most of the time, the rages were triggered by fights with his mother. Edmund Kemper did not have any physiological damage to cause these rages, however, he did have severe attachment issues that led to poor intimate relationships and the inability to keep any meaningful friendships. This inability to process his emotional state because of the underdevelopment of his psycho-social skills led to brutal killings of eight women, including his
Effective coping should reduce the encumbrance of challenges of both short-term and longer-term immediate stress. Approaches to positive coping strategies generally take two forms. The first focus on external environment, physical health, or health behaviours whereas the second ways focus on psychological factors. Typically these cognitive factors are the expectations, attitudes, or beliefs that people use to make the interpretation of life occasions and give them meaning. Coping responses can be divided into three different dimensions or categories which are coping styles, coping resources and coping strategies.
By giving her a hobby, and showing the struggles she has experienced in her past, she becomes like a real person readers empathize with. To begin with, Casares often went back in time to show her seemingly unhappy life with her now deceased husband. He was often overbearing and strict with many aspects in her life. For example, the narrator explains
One of the inevitable certainties of modern occupational life is stress. According to Greenberg (2012), stress and psychosocial stressors have the ability to adversely affect both the individual and organization. To illustrate workplace stress in practice, the case study of Pamela Perkins will be used. Undoubtedly, Pamela’s new role as a managing director of a chain of daycare centres has been quite taxing, owing to a number of factors ranging from work overload and home-to-work interface, which have affected her stress levels. Firstly, stress can be defined as physiological and emotional reactions that occur when faced with demands, whilst stressors refer to demands encountered during our daily life that are either physical or psychological
BBC News (2013) discussed the occurrence of late-life crisis among a third of people aged 60 and over wherein the most common trigger was bereavement which was followed by personal illness or injury. It can be supported by the report of Hope (2013) who stated that later-life crisis is being experienced by a third of people in their 60s wherein the meaning of their life is being questioned. Dr. Oliver Robinson, the one who led the research on later-life crisis, revealed that two or more stressful life events happened in crisis episodes which can lead to consciousness of frailty and death and reappraisal of goals. These articles gave strength to the existence of later-life crisis in human development which can affect one’s psychological
Further, it can have a great impact on their emotional and physical health. This is due to the fact that stress indications to reduce the productivity, encourages absenteeism, and lead to high turnover, disability pay-outs and an improved worker compensation scheme. Likewise, stress can make the employee become annoyed toward his/her employer apart from confusing employee
Stress can have an adverse impact on one’s immune system. The immune system is the human body’s defence against harmful infections and diseases. With a weak immune system, a person is prone to flu, colds, allergies among other health disorders. (Kiecolt-Glaser et al, 1984) Kiecolt-Glaser concluded that students stressed about exams had a less effective immune system and hence were more prone to illness. Cortisol, the primary stress hormone is produced when a person is under stress.
Susan Folkman and Richard Lazarus (2000) define coping as "constantly changing cognitive and behavioral efforts to manage specific external and/or internal demands that are appraised as task or demanding. Simply put, coping is an activity we do to seek and apply solutions to stressful situations or problems that emerge because of our stressors. Actually, the term "coping" is more associated with "reactive coping", because in general, we see coping as a response to a stressor. On the other hand, there 's also what we call "proactive coping", wherein the coping response is aimed at preventing a possible encounter with a future
Background: Coping strategies play an important role in reduceing stress and consequently, increasing the general health of people. Given the stressful nature of the nursing profession and the importance of nurses ' health to provide patient care, conducting studies to identify stress and coping strategies are required. The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of stress and coping strategies to predict the general health of nursing staff working in Guilan University of Medical Sciences’ health centers in 2016. Materials and Methods: This analytical cross-sectional study carried out by participaton of 318 nursing staff working in health centers of Guilan University of Medical Sciences. Data were collected through multistage cluster
Moreover, more participants treasure the life and time than the past after the death of parent. They learnt how to appreciate others and how to keep positive mind in daily life. That was what Walsh say, resilience able the participants to grow stronger when they lived under the pain (Walsh, 1998).Concluding the result of the study, some protective factors of resilience can be found based on the participants’ experience such as past experience, religions or believes, goals and social support (including family and peer relationship).These factors help us to adapt and deal with different life events more quickly and