Stress. “ ….stress is the nonspecific response of the body to any demand, whether it is caused by, or results in pleasant or unpleasant conditions.” Hans Selye, MD. Stress.
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“….stress is the nonspecific response of the body to any demand, whether it is caused by, or results in pleasant or unpleasant conditions.”
Hans Selye, MD
“…a sociopsychophysiological phenomenon. It is a composite of intellectual, behavioral, metabolic, immune, and other physiological responses to a stressor (or stressors) of endogenous or exogenous origins. The stressors may involve thoughts and feelings or may be a perceived threat or some other condition such as cold. The response generally serves a protective, adaptive function.
Lindsay, Carrieri-Kohlman, Page
“…a reaction in your mind and body to an event in the outside world that alarms or arouses you.”
EMS Stress: An Emergency Responder’s Handbook for Living Well
Buy a new home
Go on vacation
Break a leg
Spouse loses job
Kidlet in trouble
Nasty car accident
Loved one dying
Stress Related Disorders & Chemical Dependency
“Any idiot can face a crisis…….
Its the day to day living that wears you out.”
Researchers indicate 2/3 of medical visits are for stress related illnesses
Vague sense of future doom
Fear losing control
Detached from self
Decreased ability to learn
A person whose desire to work long and hard is intrinsic, and whose work habits always exceed the job description and expectation of others.
Told you so...
Balance is the Key
Stages of Sleep
(some sedatives interfere with deep sleep)
-Henry Ward Beecher, American clergyman
REPEAT UNTIL STRESS IS GONE OR
YOU ARE UNCONSCIOUS