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    Stress Management and the Holiday Blues

    The holidays can be a time for people to reflect on many issues or they can be a time to relax. For others, it can be a stressful time due to financial struggles or difficult times. In December, the Center for Public Service is featuring articles about coping with stresses-related issues that can lead to depression or anger.


    The Center invites you to explore the site or read the articles and stories listed below.

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    Coping with Financial Depression

    By Dr. Howard Chusid, Adjunct Faculty of Kaplan University’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences  

    The global financial crisis is having a very local affect—it is driving many hardworking individuals into a deep financial depression as they are forced to deal with the consequences of suddenly not having enough money to live. 

    Coping with Financial Depression
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    American Institute of Stress

    The American Institute of Stress (AIS) was established in 1978 at the behest of Dr. Selye to serve as a clearinghouse for information on all stress-related subjects. Its goal is to improve the health of the community and the world by setting the standard of excellence in stress management in education, research, clinical care, and the workplace.

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    Tools for Helping Children Manage Stress

    By Dr. Liz Clark, Faculty Member,  College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Within the domain of child and family wellness it is important to consider the influences of stress on young children. Recognizing the symptoms of stress and teaching appropriate coping strategies can be protective factors to decrease childhood stress which can contribute to anxiety and depression.

    Helping Children Manage Stress

    If it 'Tis the Season to be Jolly, Why am I so Sad?

    By Nancy Bonnevier, Adjunct Faculty

    It's that time of year again; the stores are full of decorations and mountains of toys. Ringing bells adorn corners, lights are flashing in windows and everyone is happy…or are they? Do you have unrealistic expectations of the holiday season and do you become frustrated when they don’t come to fruition? 

    'Tis the Season

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