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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
May 3, 2013
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Steven Locke, MD - Psychiatry
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