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Wisdom and Wisdom Psychotherapy in Coping with Stress

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Abstract

Stress and burdens are part of everyday life. When asking persons on the street or when riding a train using the Different Burdens in Life Scale (DBL Scale) [1], one finds relevant numbers which indicate problems in various areas of their lives. If one takes a cutoff score of 48 on the scale, which signals a general negative judgment on one’s situation in life, 21.5 % of the interviewed feel bad about their lives (global areas like politics or environment, money, work, friends, partnership, etc.).

Keywords

Emotional Intelligence Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Negative Life Event Posttraumatic Growth Fluid Intelligence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Behavioral and Psychosomatic Medicine at the Rehabilitation Center SeehofResearch Group Psychosomatic Rehabilitation at der Charité University Medicine BerlinTeltow/BerlinGermany

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