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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 )

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what is stress
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)
  • Perception: meaning given to an event or occurrence based on a person’s previous experience or understanding
types of stress
Types of Stress
  • Eustress: positive stress
  • Distress: negative stress

REMEMBER………

  • Chronic stress: unrelieved stress

point of exhaustion, damages your health

  • Acute stress: temporary bout of stress, alertness or alarm to make the person deal with the

the event.

stressors of high school
Stressors of High School?

Stressors of Your Parents?

stress video strength
Stressvideo strength
  • Page 80 Know 4 physical and psychological signs of stress. (write down)
  • Page 82 How stressful is your life?

Read each event and add stress points to your life.

Page 83 Learning facts 6 & 7

Page 86 Learning facts 6

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Stress effects the following systems:

  • NERVOUS (produces a set of reactions that restore body to normal conditions) 84
    • When cold, goose bumps, shiver
  • HORMONAL ( communication among organs) 85
    • Epinephrine, norepinephrine
  • IMMUNE (white blood cells, antibodies fight off infection) 86
stages of stress response
Stages of Stress Response
  • Alarm (think you are facing a challenge)
  • Resistance (speeded-up functioning)
  • Recovery or Exhaustion (87)
    • Stress can make you stronger if have breaks in between stressors
  • Fight or Flight
how well do you resist stress
How well do you resist stress?
  • Take test on page 91
positive ways to deal with stress
Positive Ways to Deal with Stress
  • Keep things in perspective
  • Practice assertive behavior
  • Establish goals
  • Learn time management
  • Limit certain foods
  • Share your stress
  • Learn stress diversion activities
  • Use exercise to reduce stress
  • Try relaxation techniques
  • Attitude control
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Coping Devices and Defense Mechanisms

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

- denial

- fantasy

- projection

- rationalization

- regression

- selective forgetting

- withdrawal

stress related benefits of exercise
Stress-related Benefits of Exercise
  • Muscle relaxation
  • Improved digestion
  • Better self-image/self-esteem
  • Increased physical endurance
  • Increased muscular strength
  • Decrease in heart rate and blood pressure
  • More blood pumped per heart beat
  • Better ability to breathe
  • Increased energy to combat fatigue