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PSY 2126 Stress Management

Application of diverse stress management techniques. Topics covered include assertiveness, stress-related personality factors, holistic health, relaxation techniques, communication patterns, cognitive restructuring, and time management.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Psychology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: PSY 1100 


  • Describe the role of the central nervous system, autonomic nervous system, and neuroendocrine pathways in the acute and chronic stress response.
  • Apply the following stress management techniques to interpersonal and occupational stressors: time management, cognitive restructuring, effective communication, and relaxation.
  • Describe the major psychological theories explaining the origin of stress.
  • Identify the emotional, cognitive, behavioral, and physical symptoms and consequences of stress.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3