Part 1: Interview a person whom you know to learn about stress and coping. For the interview, ask the following two questions:
What are your top three stressors (worries)?
How do you cope with your stressors?
Part 2: Complete the following in 1–2 pages:
- Summarize your interviewee’s responses to the two questions.
- Refer directly to the textbook or another credible source and discuss the effects a person’s response to a stressor and method of coping can have on his or her mental health.
- Explain how the interviewee or an individual can learn to cope with stressors in a healthy manner that may lead to more positive effects.