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Problem solving helps you overcome complex stressful events.
Identify all aspects of a stressful event, including behavior, thoughts, and feelings. For example, if you have just been laid off from your job, you need to identify:
You can then find coping strategies, such as talking with others about your feelings of anger or depression.
Evaluate your alternatives and choose the best one. When rating your solutions, take into account the:
Act. Determine the steps you need to take and act.
Current as of: April 7, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineChristine R. Maldonado, PhD - Behavioral Health
Current as of:
April 7, 2019
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Christine R. Maldonado, PhD - Behavioral Health
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