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What is stressWhat is stress? The reaction of the body and mind to everyday challenges. Effect of physical and psychological demands (stressors)
Chronic vs. Acute Stress Chronic-Never ending Acute Stress- Short term, may bring new energy Ex: Job interview Drivers License Test
Locus of Control What causes your stress? You? Your Environment?
External locus of control Stressors that are generally not under your control Examples?
Internal locus of control Stressors that generally you can control. Examples?
How have stressors changed??? Compare your stressors now from Elementary to Middle school What has changed? What has stayed the same? What do you think will be your stressors in high school?
Physical Signs of Stress Psychosomatic Response A physical reaction that results from stress Low appetite Increased risk of disease High blood pressure Digestive troubles Weakened immune system.
Physical Signs of Stress Increased heart rate Rapid breathing Dryness of mouth Increase body temp Weakness/Lightheaded Twitches/Trembling http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVT w4dypBN8
Stress & Your Health Psychological Problems Depression Anxiety - Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. It helps one deal with a tense situation in the office, study harder for an exam, keep focused on an important speech. In general, it helps one cope. But when anxiety becomes an excessive, irrational dread of everyday situations, it has become a disabling disorder. Nervousness Anger Sadness
Psychological Signs Irritability, Tension, Depression Impulsive Behavior Lowered Self Esteem Excessive Worry Avoidance of Activities Irrational fear or phobias Guilt
Stress Response: (Alarm-Resistance-Fatigue) Alarm: Body goes on high alert. Fight or Flight YouTube - Adrenaline: Fight or Flight Response Adrenaline is a hormone secreted by the adrenal glands, it is also called Epinephrine. The Adrenal Glands are located above each kidney. Adrenaline helps the body to adjust to sudden stress
Stress Response: When a person becomes angry or frightened, the adrenal glands release adrenaline into the blood. The hormone causes changes in the body to make it more efficient for "fight or flight". Adrenaline increases the strength and rate of the heartbeat and raises the blood pressure. It also speeds up the conversion of glycogen into glucose, which provide energy to the muscles.
Stress Response: One of a good example is ; When there is fire, a person can suddenly carry a heavy stuff that he/she cannot usually carry in normal condition. It is the adrenalin hormone that is responsible in that sudden strength. Resistance: You perform at a higher level and with more endurance for a brief period of time Fatigue: If exposure continues your body loses its ability to adapt.
How do you relieve stress? Relaxation techniques…(Also help with anger) Laugh! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGeK SiCQkPw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGeK SiCQkPw Plan Ahead Have fun with friends Talk to someone
How do you relieve stress? Stress Relief… Laugh Have fun with friends Talk to someone Smile Exercise Proper nutrition Breathing deeply Listen to music Mediatation … Find what works for you.