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Stress Management

CSP Final Project

Myia Woodley-Sharrieff

on 12 February 2013

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Transcript of Stress Management

Understanding Stress Management Medical/Business Correlation Stress Relaxation Stress is Normal! is important is important too causes
demands of:

It can be chronic or situational effects
behavioral Mental effects
Memory problems
Inability to concentrate
Poor judgment
Seeing only the negative
Anxious or racing thoughts
Constant worrying

Physical effects
Aches and pains
Diarrhea or constipation
Nausea, dizziness
Chest pain, rapid heartbeat
Frequent colds
Emotional effects
Irritability or short temper
Agitation, inability to relax
Feeling overwhelmed
Sense of loneliness and isolation
Depression or general unhappiness Behavioral effects
Eating more or less
Sleeping too much or too little
Isolating yourself from others
Procrastinating or neglecting responsibilities
Using alcohol, cigarettes, or drugs to relax
Nervous habits (e.g. nail biting, pacing)
What is it? The psychological and physiological condition that a person experiences when a situation is perceived as threatening, harmful or demanding.

Resources at your access
Stress has been called the number one proxy killer disease or the silent killer! More than 70% of doctor's visits each year are associated with stresss Stress is linked to the six leading causes of death:
heart disease, cancer, lung ailments, accidents, liver cirrohosis, and suicide. Each week 95 million americans take medication to relieve some symptom
caused by stress It's estimated that American Businesses lose approximately $200-$300 billion dollars per year due to stress related producativity loss and the treatment costs. 60% of managers in a 201 U.S. corp survey estimated that 16 days and $8,000 are lost per person per year. Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
offers outreach and educational sessions including:
stress management
time management
cross-cultural adjustment
how to help a friend

Online website MiTalk for additional help or anonymous screenings

There is also the Wellness Zone with massage chairs, video games, etc.
Individual appointments can also be made Some stress can be good, it just has to be managed!
If we didn't feel some form of stress then we wouldn't be motivated to study or do well.
It's all about our interpretation of the situation or event. Survey Results Most people stated that school was there number one source of stress, followed by responsibilities and relationships. 45.2% of male
54.8% of female 19.4% 17 years or younger
71% 18-20 years old
9.7% 21-29 years old 32.3% respond to stress by viewing it as a challenge or using it as motivation
19.4% respond to it by dwelling on it
19.4% avoids dealing with it
19.4% allows it to set them back
9.7% responded other More than 75% find mental and emotional effects most apparent from stress
More than 35% find physical and behavioral effects most apparent About 60% of people seek encouragement from others when stressed while 40% don't More than 90% of surveyors have never sought medical attention due to stress 19.4% thought that the correlation between stress and medical issues was 10-30%
51.6% thought that the correlation between stress and medical issues was 31-50%
29% thought that the correlation between stress and medical issues was 51-70%
0% thought that the correlation between stress and medical issues was 71+% For relaxation the most common to least common activities were:
listening to music
watching tv/movie

Most people make healthy eating choices but don't exercise regularly 30 student surveys
You Tube Sources of Information What NOT to do: Don't resort to drugs including alcohol, cigarettes, marijuana or abusing prescription drugs such as adderall
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