2. Grant’s conceptual model gives us an idea of how stressors, such as major life events, daily

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2. Grant’s conceptual model gives us an idea of how stressors, such as major life events, daily hassles, and chronic life events affect our thought process and psychopathology of any situation (Grant, 2003). Stress is the hormonal response of the body and stressors are the factors that causes the stress (Hammer, Lecture). Stressors of a major event would be being a witness of a natural disaster event such as hurricane Katrina, daily hassles would be being late for work or deadline for an assignment and chronic events would be an illness of a parent or being a victim of poverty. The basis of the conceptual model has two components: Stressors and Psychopathology (Overstreet, Lecture). Psychopathology is the resulting effect of the…show more content…
The moderator could be family support or lack there of. My study will be a correlational study and the variables in my study are: financial obligations, anxiety levels, and work quality. I would give questionnaires to students that may have a balance on their account. One in the beginning, middle, and end of the semester. The questionnaires would ask questions about how do they feel when they have a balance, and how does it affect their ability to concentrate on their work. The take home point to my study, if it was supported, would be that financial strain does affect your ability to perform to at your best and may result with some sort of health problem. According to American Psychology Association (Stress in America, 2012), 75% of the population says that the significant source of stress is money. Sometimes these situations can’t be fixed right away, so it’s important to manage your stress and try to direct it to another outlet. This point relates to the other readings, because the overall relationship is about being healthy not only physically but being healthy psychologically as well and proper handling of stress is a part of overall health. 3. The Tuskegee Study and Lucan et al’s study have some similarities as well as its differences. The Tuskegee Syphilis Study was an experiment to see how the effect of the late stages of syphilis affected black men (Brandt, 1997). Lucan et al’s study focused on the factors of low income African Americans in urban

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