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1 Section 3.1 What Causes Stress? Slide 1 of 11 Objectives Describe what causes a person to experience stress. Identify four general types of stressors. Section 3.1 What Causes Stress?

2 Section 3.1 What Causes Stress? Slide 2 of 11 Myth People should try to avoid all situations that can lead to stress. Fact Stress is a normal part of life that you cannot avoid. Sometimes stress can have a positive outcome. You are invited to a friend’s birthday party. What about this situation could cause you to experience stress?

3 Section 3.1 What Causes Stress? Slide 3 of 11 Stress is the response of your body and mind to being challenged or threatened. What is Stress? At moderate levels, stress can actually improve your ability to concentrate and perform at your best. Beyond that level, however, it begins to take a negative toll on performance. You experience stress when situations, events, or people make demands on your body and mind.

4 Section 3.1 What Causes Stress? Slide 4 of 11 Four general types of stressors are The Many Causes of Stress major life changes catastrophes everyday problems environmental problems An even or situation that causes stress is called a stressor.

5 Section 3.1 What Causes Stress? Slide 5 of 11

6 Section 3.1 What Causes Stress? Slide 6 of 11 Click above to go online. For: Updates on stress

7 Section 3.1 What Causes Stress? Slide 7 of 11 A catastrophe is an event that threatens lives and may destroy property. Catastrophes A person who experiences a catastrophe may deal with the psychological effects for years after the event.

8 Section 3.1 What Causes Stress? Slide 8 of 11 Some of the most common stressors are minor, but frequent, everyday events. Conflict—disagreements with family members, friends, or others—is another common source of stress. For many people, the pressure to succeed is a major source of stress. Everyday Problems

9 Section 3.1 What Causes Stress? Slide 9 of 11 Conditions in your immediate surroundings affect your level of stress each day. A major stressor that occurs all around you but is often overlooked is noise. Living in unsafe or crowded conditions also tends to increase feelings of stress. Environmental Problems

10 Section 3.1 What Causes Stress? Slide 10 of 11 Vocabulary stress The response of your body and mind to being challenged or threatened. eustress Stress that produces positive effects. distress Stress that produces negative effects. stressor An event or situation that causes stress. catastropheAn unexpected event that threatens lives and may destroy property.

11 Section 3.1 What Causes Stress? Slide 11 of 11 QuickTake Quiz Click to start quiz.

12 Section 3.1 What Causes Stress? Slide 12 of 11 End of Section 3.1 Click on this slide to end this presentation.


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