Chapter 4. Stress and Stress Management. Pre – Quiz All True / False. Buying a new car and taking a final exam are more similar than different, as far as your body is concerned. Prolonged stress can make a person likely to suffer from diseases
Stress and Stress Management
The term “stress” is used a lot within your world. But, what is stress and how does it truly effect your health?
Well there are many different types of stress all of which will effect the same things:
Physical and Psychological demands will always occur.
Take a moment to think of a good form of stress you have had in your life. Explain why it was a good form and how it helped you as a person.
Take a moment to think of a time when you were battling a form of Chronic Stress. How did it finally end and what can you do to prevent it from happing again? Or can you?
Stressor – A specific demand placed on the body
Adapt – Change or adjust in order to accommodate new conditions.
Perception – meaning given to an event or occurrence based on your previous experience or understanding.
Now get out your book turn to page 82 and take the Stress test. Add up points and explain what you might have to do in order to eliminate stress/stressors in your life.
1 – Alarm
2 – Resistance
3 – Recovery/Exhaustion
Fight or Flight Response – Stress that makes body to either stand up to stress or to escape it.
Page 91 – Life Choice Inventory Take the test on how well you resist stress.
Types of Coping Devices
Displacement – Channel Energy to something Else
Ventilation – let off steam by expressing feelings to another person.
Explain what the placebo effect is.
Define from the reading
Pages 104 to 105
Summarizing the Chapter # 1 – 5
Learning the Vocab. # 2 – 3 All
Recalling the Important Facts # 4, 9, 13