stress inoculation

stress in·oc·u·la·tion

in clinical psychology, an approach intended to provide patients with cognitive and attitudinal skills that they can use to cope with stress.

stress inoculation

a procedure useful in helping patients control anxiety by substituting positive coping statements for statements that bring about anxiety.
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Additional training considerations in active shooter response are crisis decision-making and stress inoculation.
Finally, stress inoculation training (Meichenbaum and Novaco 1985), one of the most widely used and empirically investigated forms of anxiety management therapies, aims to provide a sense of mastery over PTSD symptoms by teaching patients a variety of coping skills.
the possibilities for physiological baselines before deployment and/or Stress Inoculation Training are beyond exciting.
The chapter on coping during exposure has been omitted, and those on flooding and stress inoculation have been revised and renamed.
The guidelines also state that "CAM approaches that facilitate a relaxation re sponse [such as mindfulness, yoga, acupuncture, massage, and others] may be considered for adjunctive treatment of hyperarousal symptoms, although there is no evidence that these are more effective than standard stress inoculation techniques.
The guidelines also strongly recommend offering all patients trauma-focused psychotherapy that includes elements of exposure and/or cognitive structuring, or stress inoculation training.
Drawing on the well-documented theory of neuroplasticity, which asserts that experience changes the brain, this article argues that mind fitness training could complement the military's existing stress inoculation training by developing skills to promote resilience against stress and trauma so that warriors can execute their missions more effectively.
1996), and educational programs such as stress inoculation training (Meichenbaum and Deffenbacher, 1988) can reduce responses during exposure to stress.
sertraline and paroxetine), cognitive therapy, stress inoculation training, and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (e.
For "Cognition," coping strategies include reading, reappraisal or reframing, problem solving, and stress inoculation.
Individuals who express that they may not be ready to cope effectively with a certain environment due to their current ability to cope and manage stress should receive training in areas such as coping and social skills, as well as stress inoculation therapy.
Overcoming math anxiety: A comparison of stress inoculation training and systematic desensitization.