Academic Catalog

PSYC242 COPING WITH STRESS

Course Code: 3710242
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Psychology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr ASLI NYAZ
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The course aims at introducing basic theories and empirical evidence about human stress response. Focusing on transaction between mind and body and between persons and environments, the course intends to examine how physiological, psychological, social and cultural factors come together to influence what people perceive as stressful and how they cope with it. The course also involves practical applications of various emotion and problem focused coping skills.