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2013 (Vol. 6, Issue: 12)
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Problem-solving Model for Managing Stress and Anxiety

Taghi Abutalebi Ahmadi
Corresponding Author:  Alireza Karbalaei 

Key words:  Anxiety, management, problem solving, stress, , ,
Vol. 6 , (12): 2257-2263
Submitted Accepted Published
February 23, 2013 April 22, 2013 July 30, 2013

The purpose of this study is to take a look at problem-solving model for managing stress and anxiety. If each of us as a human being has an organized method for solving the different problems of our life, at that time we can get along with stress and anxiety easily. The capability of problem solving makes it possible for that person a) to distinguish emotions in himself and others b) to understand how excitement affects behavior c) to be able to show different reactions to different emotions. If we donít deal with emotional states such as grief, anger or anxiety properly, theses emotions will have negative effects on the physical and mental health of the person. Problem solving teaching is a treatment method by which the person learns to utilize effective cognitive skills to get along with inter-personal and problematic situations. In this study, we would like to emphasize the importance of the problem-solving teaching, and learn about its varieties and principal and implementation techniques, so that we can use it to manage our internal and environmental stressors. Among the various models, I will mention the easy and helpful five-step problem solving approach of Dixon and Glover (1984, as cited Yari (2009)) as an example including describing the problem, stating the problem in precise and clear terms, selecting guidelines for solving the problems and prioritizing them, implementing the guidelines characterized at the previous stage, finally evaluating. At this stage, we will consider what we have gained vis a vis what we had hoped to gain.
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Taghi Abutalebi Ahmadi, 2013. Problem-solving Model for Managing Stress and Anxiety.  Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 6(12): 2257-2263.
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