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.
Primary Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Christine R. Maldonado, PhD - Behavioral Health
Current as ofOctober 10, 2017
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