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Coping with a crisis  
Abstract:  This handout gives more than 100 tips for ways to cope with a crisis. It suggests using distractions such as counting to 10, leaving the situation, or self-soothing methods such as positive thinking or encouraging self. It also suggests relaxation and changing body responses, imagery, mindfulness of focusing attention on what you are doing, and evaluating the pros and cons of the crisis situation.
Author: Med-Psychiatry/7N,7E
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 1990, February 1, 2012
UWMC Availability:  Med-Psychiatry/7N; Social Work and Care Coordination; 7N (Med-Psychiatry/7N)
General Topics:  Mental Health
Specific Subject(s):  Stress Management; Stress Factors; Stress; Guided Imagery; Emotions; Crisis Intervention; Coping
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Men; Women; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
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