E. S. R. T. S. S. What is Stress?. Chronic stress : never ending, damaging to health Acute stress : short term, can cause energy Stressor : anything that requires you to cope with a situation (must adapt )
point of exhaustion, damages your health
Stressors of Your Parents?
Read each event and add stress points to your life.
Page 83 Learning facts 6 & 7
Page 86 Learning facts 6
Coping Devices – nonharmful ways to deal with stress
- displacement – use emotional energy and put it into something else
- ventilation – letting of steam
Defense Mechanisms – self-destructive ways of dealing with stress
- selective forgetting