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1 How do you feel when you are under stress? EXPLOSIONS: Someone always gets hurt VENTS: Always about feelings. No one gets mad or hurt. What can those feelings cause people to do?

2 How does stress make you feel?  What physical symptoms of stress do you see? What physical symptoms of stress do you see? What physical symptoms of stress do you see?  What emotional or mental symptoms do you see? What emotional or mental symptoms do you see? What emotional or mental symptoms do you see?  videos/shut-down-stress-pt- 1 videos/shut-down-stress-pt- 1 videos/shut-down-stress-pt- 1  What can stress effect the body?  videos/shut-down-stress-pt- 2 videos/shut-down-stress-pt- 2 videos/shut-down-stress-pt- 2  Do teen boys and girls deal with stress differently?  Read the article and find out

3 Responses to Stressful Situations and Positive Coping

4 Stress  “The Stress system is a complex, sophisticated, and carefully regulated adaptation that has been shaped by natural selection because it gives a selective advantage.”

5 Components The Stress Response  Autonomic Nervous System: Action within the central nervous system that is “reflexive.” 1. Sympathetic Nervous System 2. Parasympathetic Nervous System

6  The Sympathetic Nervous System takes an active role in triggering the stress response.  The Sympathetic Nervous System effects include increased:  arousal  blood pressure  heart rate  respiratory rate  physical activity Fight or Flight = ALARM Stage

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10  Acts as an equalizer  Brings body functions back to stability Resistance Stage

11 Exhaustion Stage  Energy is depleted  Body returns to normal if stress is removed  Body returns to alarm stage if stress continues which can result in stress-related diseases:  Skin disorders  Gastrointestinal upset  Menstrual irregularities  Cardiovascular disorders

12 Emotional/Mental Signs of Stress   Irritability   Angry outburst   Impatience   Anxiety/nervousness   Forgetfulness   Preoccupation   Lowered self-esteem

13 Healthy Amounts of Stress  Stress acts as a motivator, but too much stress can lead to mental illness such as anxiety or depression.

14 Stress-Related Diseases & Conditions  Gastrointestinal disorders  Skin Disorders  Cancer  Cardiovascular disorders  Depression  Anxiety

15 Stressors in the Modern World?  Unemployment  Financial difficulties  Traffic  Social frustrations  Deadlines: homework, career, taxes, bills career, taxes, bills

16 Stressors before Modern Civilization  Need for food  Need for water  Need for shelter  Successfully hunting and gathering  Surviving constant threats in life

17 Stress Management in Ancient Civilizations  Worship (spirituality/religion )  Hieroglyphics  Constellations  FINDING MEANING IN LIFE

18 Stress Management Today  Eat  Exercise  Hurt self  Prayer and meditation  Rx medications  Smoking/ drinking/ drugs  Talking to friends and family  Television, reading, or listening to music  shortcuts-end-your-stress-pt-1 shortcuts-end-your-stress-pt-1 shortcuts-end-your-stress-pt-1  shortcuts-end-your-stress-pt-2 shortcuts-end-your-stress-pt-2 shortcuts-end-your-stress-pt-2

19 Stress Lab  Massage  Deep breathing  Progressive muscle relaxation  Visualization  Humor  Write a hypothesis on which you think will help you the most.


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