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Stress in America by the APA

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Credit Value: 5
Exam Questions: 35
Passing Grade: 27 correct
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Course Description:
This extensive course is based upon the key findings of a survey conducted on behalf of the American Psychological Association (APA) in 2010. According to the report -As the U.S. economy continues to struggle for the third year, findings from the 2010 Stress inAmerica survey paints a picture of an overstressed nation. Feeling the effects of prolonged financial and other recession-related difficulties, Americans are struggling to balance work and home life and make time to engage in healthy behaviors, with stress not only taking a toll on their personal physical health, but also affecting the emotional and physical well-being of their families.

This article is well written, but full of facts and numbers. It is detailed and in depth. This course is an excellent reference for nurses, psychologists, social workers and other the mental health professionals who do any kind of clinical work as stress impacts nearly every client.

Clinical social workers, psychiatric nurses, psychologists, professional counselors, drug counselor, and marriage and family therapists can benefit from this course on stress and its impact on Americans. This course may also be helpful for dieticians and nutritionists who work with clients with mental illness. This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to develop their knowledge of and clinical skills with stress and its related effects.

Author: American Psychiatric Association.

Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding stress in America. Specifically, a professional will:

Recognize the associated features of stress and its impact on health
Identify how stress impacts men and women differently
Distinguish generational differences in the expression of stress in Americans
Citation: The American Psychiatric Association. (2007). Stress In America. Retrieved from: http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/stress/national-report.pdf
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