Problem solving; Problem-solving therapy; Social problem solving
Problem Orientation: Problem orientation is the process of developing an adaptive mindset toward problems in one’s life. Characterized as being a normal part of living, problems are viewed as challenges that can be managed effectively with the correct tools. A successful problem orientation also includes an appreciation that substantial time and effort must be devoted to problem solving. Considered the most critical component of problem-solving training, significant time must be devoted to mastering an optimistic problem orientation.
Problem Definition and Formulation: The nature of the problem is correctly identified at this stage. The...
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