Types of Stress
Defense Mechanisms
Coping with Stress
Supportive Relationships
100

What are the three types of stress?

Frustration, Conflict, Pressure

100

True or False Defense mechanisms can get in the way of recovery goals

True

100

What are the three ways we can restructure life to manage stress?

Become organized, live in balance, manage your time

100

These people might encourage me to use and being around them could hurt my sobriety

Possibly harmful

200

What is the difference between stress and a stressor?

Stressor- an event, person, expectation, law rule, or request that makes someone react in a certain way. Stress is a person's internal reaction to those demands

200

What is intellectualizing

To avoid personal feelings, people focus on logical explanations for painful things

200

What are two ways to reduce relationship struggles?

Work with people, not against them. Accept and ask for support

Third option is develop supportive relationships

200

These people do not care if I am sober or using

not supportive people

300

What are Frustrations

obstacles that block reaching a goal, they can be external or internal

300

Acting childish or immature as a way to cope

Regressing

300

What is an example of a top priority for you?

answers vary

300

Definitely supportive people do what?

These people understand addiction and recovery. They definitely want me to get and stay clean and sober

400

What are Pressures

forces that drive a person to something or do it a certain way

400

During times of stress people use__________ to temporarily protect them from the tough realities of their situation, thus reducing stress and tension

psychological defense mechanisms

400

What is the relaxation response?

Dr. Herbert Benson's technique that helps decrease stress and increase inner peace and calm. It involves a quiet environment with few distractions along with three other steps.

400

I think these people want me to get and stay clean and sober. I don't know if they understand addiction and recovery, I think they would help me if they knew how

Possibly Supportive

500

When does conflict occur

When a person has to decide between two or more goals

500

People do this when they deny painful thoughts, feelings, and memories

Repressing
500

What is Cortisol?

Stress hormone

500

What are boundaries?

The limits I set in relationships or with myself.

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