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The bottle and the blues: how different generations respond to stress

  • Outline two approaches to understanding individual differences in stress

  • Explain what research has shown about gender differences in coping with stress

  • Using examples from the article, explain how age could be considered another ‘individual difference’ in coping with stress

  • In your view, how might ‘sources of stress’ differ between age groups?

  • As part of your study, you will have learned about the role of stress in physical illnesses. How might stress be involved in mental illness? Refer to the article

Danny Galbraith, St Bartholomew’s School

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