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Wellness

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kelsey walker

on 22 January 2014

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Transcript of Wellness

Wellness
The quality, or state of being healthy in body and mind, involving deliberate effort and care for oneself.
Anxiety
Symptoms
Causes
Incidence and Prevalence
Emotional: Anticipating the worst,
irritability, restlessness

Physical: Pounding heart, sweating
fatigue, headaches, stomach
aches
-Environmental and External Causes

-Medical Factors

-Genetics

-Substance use and abuse

-Brain Chemistry
Treatment
Impact of Anxiety
Stigma
anxiety to never be diagnosed
Causes those with
- Do not want to seek treatment
Employment
-Trouble concentrating

-Fear instead of work

-Public speaking

-Fear of failure
Relationships
-Lack of patience
-Insecurities
-Need for reassurance
-Overreacting
-Expectations
-Anger
Education
-Start to skip school

-Lack of attention

-Organization skills

-Reflects on your marks
Self-harm or
Suicide
-Pain masking pain

-Control

-Cry for help

-Endorphins
Role of Society
Breaking Down the Stigma
The feeling of worry, nervousness, and unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome.
-Affects 3% of general population annually (ages 18-54)

-Affects 5% in a lifetime

-Affects twice as many women

-Begins in childhood

-Affects 4 million adults in Canada

Types of Anxiety:
-General Anxiety Disorder
-Social Anxiety Disorder
-Panic Disorder
-Phobias
-Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
-Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
-Agoraphobia
-Therapy (6 types)

-Medication

-Complementary & Alternative Treatments
Barriers


-Lack of knowledge
-Blame
-Lack of time to spread word
-Lack of electronic records
-Poor communication
Social Organizations
-Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada

(Encourage development of effective approaches to the prevention of anxiety disorders)
-Spread the word

-Schools

-Social Media

-Simple... Listen!
Questions

-What are two symptoms of anxiety?

-How can anxiety be treated?

-How can we stop the stigma surrounding anxiety?

By: Kelsey Walker & Jacklynn Powis
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