Presentation on theme: "Stress History: Dr. Hans Salia-Scientist The weight of iron or a metal can withstand before it breaks."— Presentation transcript:
Stress History: Dr. Hans Salia-Scientist The weight of iron or a metal can withstand before it breaks.
O Stress – situations, events or people make demands on your body. O Can be + or – O Eustress – positive stress O Studying for a big test, exercise O Distress – negative stress O Bullying, physical illness
O Stressor – any event or situation that causes stress + or -. O Major life changes – move, divorce, job change O Catastrophes – event that threatens lives & may destroy property – natural disasters O Everyday problems – “hassles” – lost homework, disagreements, academic performance O Environmental problems – unsafe neighborhood, long commute to work/school.