Stress has been identified as a factor in causing or exacerbating a range of health condition. Outline three specific aspects of modern life which could cause stress and provide two examples of disease or ill health which are brought…
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According to Vrijkotte and others, stress can be defined as the physical or emotional tension. It is a feeling that is experienced when an individual is of the view that the demands are far above the resources that they can mobilize to handle the situation. In their works, Vrijkotte, Van Doornen and De Geus, reasoned that modern life is more stressful than the past, which cause a lot of stress to the person’s health. (Vrijkotte, et. al, 2000). “The preset world is marked by increased cases of stress that is evident in nearly every activity that we undertake.” as they claimed.
This work will show the causes and effects of stress to describe how stress levels have risen over the last three decades. It will expose the some of the underlying factors on stress and its impact on people with focus on China and United Kingdom.
Miller said that some work are associated with excessive stress as opposed to the normal work stress. The things within a person’s ability to control include taking personal responsibility for the improvement of a one’s emotional and physical well-being, identifying the pitfalls and avoiding them (Miller, 2013). Others are avoiding negative attitude while at work and learning to communicate effectively with coworkers and other people at work.
The WorkStress.net website indicates that work stress is likely to manifest by instability within the family. As a result of the stressing circumstances at the work place, people are likely to extend such at home by being very arrogant to the family members, uncontrolled anger, increased temper and communication barriers (WorkStress.net., 2014). Parents who are stressed at work are likely to abuse their children and unable to understand their needs leading to their poor growth and development.
In their book, Vrijkotte and others said that wrong career choices can lead to a lot of stress as well as inability to perform at the work place. One can know if they made wrong career choices when
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Stress does not always have a negative impact. Some forms of stress propel people into positive action and such a stress is termed as ‘Eustress.’ When we respond to feelings of threat or danger, the human body exhibits the “fight or flight” response.
This sequence of area under discussion may look in a way rather inconsistent in their initial look but when ideology is taken into account all these themes of peripheral existence tend to fall accordingly. This is because the binding force among all these variables is the single most important factor that motivates, provokes and in the ultimate long run consequences the basic theme into a result oriented, socially negative or positive, structural framework.
They constantly have to battle with the work load and family responsibilities. Female police officers are not that well accepted in their profession and often face negative opinion about their effectiveness and their professional abilities. This kind of job and emotional stressors affect their personal and family life because most of the times they cannot share their problems with their spouse and partners.
This demand on mind-body occurs when it tries to cope with incessant changes in life. A 'stress' condition seems 'relative' in nature. Extreme stress conditions, psychologists say, are detrimental to human health but in moderation stress is normal and, in many cases, proves useful.
According to (Radcliffe,1998), "Stress can be good as well as bad. His response includes physiological changes-such as increased heart rate and muscle tension-as well as emotional and behavioral changes". However, most psychologists regard stress as a process involving a person's interpretation and response to a threatening event.
Modern car drivers, particularly those commuting to and from work amidst traffic jams and poisonous smoke, not only suffer from large amounts of stress, but are also prone to be driving dangerously while stressed.
The main factor aggravating stress while driving was the urgency or the "getting late" factor .Many people are driving to work from far off suburban areas and the traffic hassles Modern research depicts that the " state driver stress" is influenced by a combination of situational and personal factors, including factors external to the driving context.2
One can experience stress in very many settings such as college, workplace, and personal issues. Old habits die-hard. Each day many of us think to change our bad health habits, so we can make our lives better and contribute to a healthier living style. Reducing my stress level is a personal health behavior.