Affleck, Social Comparison as a Coping Process: Then I get jealous of them. Then I start assuming their lives are working out in ways mine is not. Do you ever struggle with comparison envy? Ybema, Social Comparisons and Occupational Stress: Coping with Comparison Envy.
On the other side, those people who have peace of mind and general health, experience less psychic pressure, consequently their chance of fertility increase Wills, Modes and Families of Coping: In fact, psychological factors not only can cause infertility, but also can lead to different psychological issues As Peterson et al have reported in their study, infertility stress which is linked with depression and psychological distress, can lead to premature dropout from medical treatments and unresolved feelings of loss and grief Do you find comparison envy has any value as a mentor and guide in your life?
Denial of stressful situations and inability to use potential abilities and initiative will cause the occurred problem left unsolved, which leads to dissatisfaction of the person 7. Daniel et alhave the same idea, and mention that, compared with fertile women, infertile women have higher odds of self-reported depression Subjects Description Over the past decades, the field of health psychology has witnessed a tremendous growth, and social psychologists have contributed substantially to the theoretical foundation of this field.
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Infertility affects various aspects of personality and psychology, familial and career performances, and relationships. Dynamism is known as the common feature of problem-centered coping strategies.
However, Bringer et al provide evidence against the hypothesis, casual relationship between mental distress and infertility Infertility issue, its tests and remedy are stressful and may lead to anxiety and depression and have destructive effects on couple relationships.
A still expanding literature is exploring the role of social comparisons with respect to coping with a wide range of health problems, including cancer, physical decline among the aged, rheumatoid arthritis, AIDS, stress at work and occupational burnout, and eating disorders.
Consequently, social comparison theory is increasingly becoming recognized as a fruitful framework for illuminating health related issues. Results were analyzed by SPSS statistics software and independent t-test.
Their research has focused on a wide variety of health-relevant topics such as how individuals decide to respond to threats to their health and well-being, how and why they change their behavior to avoid such threats, and especially, how they adjust to or cope with the risk of threatening disease and with the diseases themselves.
The present volume presents an overview of the various ways in which social comparison theory has been applied to issues related to health, coping, and well-being, and also points out how these applications have contributed to our insight into the way humans employ social comparison information.
If left unchecked, such ruminations can go on for minutes…. If so, do you often know what it is when it first arises, or do you only figure it out later?
As Stage mentionedthe uncertainty associated with infertility is the key challenge for infertile women 3. Table I Mean, standard deviation, maximum and minimum score in coping strategies and psychological health and its derivative subtests in fertile and infertile women Variable.
Here is an example: Problem centered strategies Social support demand: Social comparison theory has augmented knowledge about the ways in which people cope with stressful events, and thus has contributed significantly to it. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.
This test is designed by Goldberg and consists of 28 questions that evaluate 4 factors: Substantial evidences point that problems resulting from infertility and inappropriate coping strategies might be a factor which helps exacerbate infertility Given the attention paid to theoretical and applied issues, this volume will appeal to a wide audience, including social and health psychologists, as well as therapists, physicians, clinicians, medical sociologists, nurses, and those involved in the growing field of nursing research.
Robitaille, Social Comparison and Health: Is there a difference in emotional-centered coping strategies scale in fertile and infertile women? The present study was done in order to comparison general health and coping strategies in fertile and infertile women.
This scale has religious concept. Two main coping strategies are: If so, what are the ways it can help you? Is there a difference in problem-centered coping strategies scale in fertile and infertile women? The age range of participants was between years.Nature is a helpful mentor when I am struggling with comparison envy.
This dandelion isn’t worrying about whether the dandelion next to it has fluffier seed “wings” to create new flowers. The present volume presents an overview of the various ways in which social comparison theory has been applied to issues related to health, coping, and well-being, and also points out how these applications have contributed to our insight into the way humans employ social comparison information.
GENDER DIFFERENCES AND SIMILARITIES IN ADOLESCENTS' WAYS OF COPING BETTINA PIKO and gender. The present paper focuses on the interrelationships between the ways of coping and some health-related variables in adolescence.
Data were collected among secondary school GENDER DIFFERENCES AND SIMILARITIES IN ADOLESCENTS' WAYS OF COPING. Over the past decades, the field of health psychology has witnessed a tremendous growth, and social psychologists have contributed substantially to the theoretical foundation of this field.
Their research has focused on a wide variety of health-relevant. This volume is intended to provide health psychologists with perspectives from the domain of social psychology (social comparison theory), but will also appeal to social psychologists interested in applications of the theory.
It will be a comparative study as it aims to find difference between job stressors, coping styles and mental health problems of nurses of private and government hospitals. Therefore a Correlational study design will .Download