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STRESS

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Lara King

on 15 October 2015

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Transcript of STRESS

Aches and pains
Diarrhea
Constipation
Nausea, dizziness
Chest pain
Rapid Heartbeat
Loss of sex drive
Frequent colds
Stress is a physical, mental, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension. Stresses can be external (from the environment, psychological, or social situations) or internal (illness, or from a medical procedure)
Physical
Responses
to
Stress
STRESS
PHYSICAL
The body's physical response
BEHAVIOURS
Crying, whining
Clinging, screeching
Throwing tantrums
Avoidance
Overeating
Poor eating habits
Using alcohol, cigarettes, drugs
Psychological Responses
to Stress

Stress Response
Amygdala, responsible for emotional processing
Hypothalamus, command centre
Nervous System sends stress signal
Adrenal glands secrete stress hormones
Epinephrine (adrenaline) and cortisol
STRESS
Behavioural Responses
to Stress



















Cognitive
Responses
to
Stress

COGNITIVE
Memory problems
Inability to concentrate
Poor judgment
Seeing only the negative
Anxious or racing thoughts
Constant worrying
Freud-"Life is not easy "
ID : Internal biology -our neurological anxiety
EGO : "I" - reality
SUPEREGO : Society

When these make conflicting demands on the ego , we can feel overwhelmed-beginning of anxiety.To deal with these problems, Freud states that the ego uses defense mechanisms




What is stress?
Stress refers to a challenge to a persons capacity to adapt to inner and outer demands
What is a stressor? Situations and pressures that cause stress
- A persons perception and interpretation of a situation

Four Cognitive Factors
Appraisal
Attribution
Self efficacy
General perceptions of stressors
Cognitive Appraisal
STRESS AND STRESSORS
Stress Management Strategies
Physical Stressors
Poor diet
Illness
Lack of sleep
Pharmaceutical drugs
Caffeine
Always on the go
Pain
Surgery
Types of Stress
Positive
Negative
Eustress
: A positive form of stress that helps us to perform.

Distress
: is a negative stress brought about by changes or alterations in an individuals life.
Hypostress
: is lack of stress, experience by people who are constantly bore.
Hyperstress
: is the type of stress that comes when a person is forced to perform above their normal capacity.

Lifestyle Management
Physical Outlets
Emotional Outlets
Medical Interventions
Counselling

Nervous System
Controls basic body functions
breathing
blood pressure
heart rate
Reactions to stress
muscle tightening
heart rate increase
breath quickens
senses become sharper
Emotional Responses
Moodiness
Agitation
Inability to relax
No sense of humour
Helplessness
Depression
Disorganised thoughts
Lack of perspective
Overworked
Lazarus transactional model
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