a. Select the life stage of the patient that will be represented by the concept map.
Choose from the following age groups:
• Child (3–12)
• Adolescent (13–19)
• Young Adult (20–39)
• Adult (40–64)
• Mature Adult (65+)
b. Download the handout.
Download the Concept Mapping Guide handout.
c. Create a concept map.
Using the concept map format:
• Describe the response to a stressor and the meaning that the stressor has for an individual in an age group of your choosing.
• Depict how genetics, past experiences, conditioning, and cultural influences affect perception of stress and stressors in your selected age group?
• Indicate how stressors may be external or internal for the age group you have selected.
• Describe how individuals may be more vulnerable to the effects of stressors at certain times.