1-ALARM STAGE- THE IMMEDIATE PHYSICAL RESPONSE TO STRESS. YOUR HEART BEATS FASTER, YOUR BREATHING SPEEDS UP, AND YOUR MUSCLES TENSE
Adrenaline- a hormone released by the adrenal glands in response to danger, excitement, or stress; the hormone that prepares the body to fight danger or to flee from it. (During alarm stage)
2-Resistance Stage- A stage of response to stress in which a person’s body works against the stress. You may think you are no longer stressed. However, your body uses up a lot of energy. As a result, you may become tired, irritable and less able to handle stress
Coping- Dealing with a problem or difficult situation.
3-Exhaustion Stage- the stage of stress in which the body’s defenses are used up. This does not happen every time you have stress. Only if the stressor continues for a long period of time. You could become ill during this stage.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder- A condition resulting from a traumatic event and causing extreme distress and the need for an extended period of coping
Type A personality- An extreme personality type: competitive, tense, impatient, and aggressive.
Type B personality- An extreme personality type: relaxed, cooperative, and satisfied with lower output
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Psychosomatic illness- A physical disorder caused by stress rather than disease or damage to the body
Migraine headache- A severe headache caused by changes in the blood vessels in the brain
Cholesterol- A waxy fatlike substance, part of the cell membranes and nerve tissue, that may block the arteries
Depression- A feeling of sadness, worthlessness, helplessness, or isolation
Overgeneralization- An act of drawing a broad conclusion from too little evidence
Personalization- the act of interpreting a general remark or incident as pertaining to only one person
Endorphins- Any of several pain-relieving chemicals released by the brain
Cognitive Appraisal- The use of logic and knowledge in evaluating an event
Self Fulfilling Prophecy- An outcome largely influenced, or caused, by the expectations of the person involved in bringing it about
Optimism- the tendency to focus on the positive aspects of a situation.
Pessimism- the tendency to focus on the negative and expect the worst.
Perfectionist- a person that accepts nothing less than excellence.
Resilience- The ability to recover, or “bounce back” from extreme or prolonged stress