Why do I want to take this course?


General Objectives

The  student will identify the various factors that comprise the word "stress" including environmental conditions, appraisal of environmental situations, the interplay in the relationship between the individual and the environmental demands, and in identifying various coping strategies. The student will be introduced to the understanding and application of stress reduction techniques including basic information regarding , biofeedback, progressive relaxation, autogenic training, imagery, and meditation.

               Learning Outcomes : Completion of the Course the student will be able to:

1. recognize the impact of stress on modern life,

2. understand the body's biochemical reactions to stressors,

3. identify common stress indicators and stress related diseases,

4. measure and monitor their own stress levels,

5. review various strategies to help cope with stressors more effectively.

Review the course objectives and indicate whether the objectives seem compatible with your objectives and, in particular, state why you would like to take this course.

Take the 16 PF Personality Questionnaire to measure your level of stress. (50 points)  before completing your 10th lesson in order to receive full credit. E-mail your instructor to receive your user name, pass word, and the URL in order to take the 16 PF inventory online. Be sure to include your real name as well as your E-mail name. You should  review the section of (FAQ) Frequently Asked Questions concerning online courses before you begin your assignments.    

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