4 May, 2011. Stress: Stress is just another name for tension, depression or the state of low self-esteem. It is essentially a way of responding to perceived threats to survival. Different people are stressed because of different reasons…
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Later, he experimented upon animals by injecting toxic chemical in their bodies and found three common reactions. The organisms’ adrenal glands increased, their organs which produced the white blood cells and their lymph nodes initially expanded and shrank later, and thirdly, their intestines and stomachs bled. These reactions were termed by Hans Selye as the General Adaptation Syndrome. He said that when an organism or a human being gets into stress, the usual physiologic systems are interrupted and the resulting changes cause diseases. The physical and emotional upset organisms experienced upon injection of the toxic substance caused such patterns to develop which would cause infection, disease and ultimately death if left untreated. The General Adaptation Syndrome Selye talked about can be divided into three phases namely the alarm reaction, resistance and exhaustion (“Health News Network”). In the Alarm Reaction Stage, the resistance is lowered because of initial depression of the immune system. This increases the tendency to acquire disease. When the stress does not stay for long, the individual recovers. With the passage of time, the body adapts to the rising levels of stress. This increases the body’s ability to resist the consequential disease.
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Million of adults and children suffer from post-traumatic disorder. Dozens of empirical studies were performed to explore the epidemiology, risk factors, and effects of posttraumatic stress on adults. Unfortunately, how posttraumatic stress is related to children remains poorly understood.
are all causes of stress. While scientists say that a degree of stress may be beneficial for us, for example if a person gets stressed out in a tennis game worrying about winning the match, his body will automatically increase the reflex rate, his attention, response and alertness which could prove to be beneficial for him, but if stress condition persists for longer period of time can cause a lot of health problems which might even be fatal.
A test administration with a fixed time limit was used to gather primary data from the test subjects who were separated into two groups. One group served as the control group while the other one was the experimental group. Time was used as the additional stress stimulant where the experimental group was exposed to cues at intervals.
A very stressful event causes hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline to flow through the body. However, there is another type of stress termed as acute stress that is so exciting and keeps people active and alert. On the other hand, chronic stress (long term stress) causes detrimental effects and especially when it comes to health.
It was pointed out, however, that while a certain amount of stress is necessary for survival, prolonged stress adversely affect health and well-being (Bernard & Krupat, 1994).
Franken (1994) pointed out that stress is usually viewed as a set of neurological and physiological reactions serving an adaptive function.
The authors of this study use a biopsychosocial (BPS) perspective to examine the efficacy of personal appraisals in altering the relationship between stress and biological/cognitive processes. According to the cited research,
Her mind is more familiar with stress and depression than the opposite. The scenario spells out she is not stressed for some ‘natural’ reason. It would have been natural for her to stress if she was spending time away from books. But she is with her study
As a result, the traumatic experience led to a significant change in the behavior of social life of traumatic Tony Stark (Comer, 2014, p.141-154). The stress experienced in the daily actives lead to stress that need