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Stress+for+ncvps

  1. 1. Click to edit Master subtitle style STRESS
  2. 2.  Click to edit the outline text format  Second Outline Level − Third Outline Level  Fourth Outline Level  Click to edit the outline text format  Second Outline Level − Third Outline What is Stress? • Stress is the body and mind’s reaction to everyday demands. – Distress is negative stress – Eustress is positive stress
  3. 3.  Click to edit the outline text format  Second Outline Level − Third Outline Level  Fourth Outline Level  Click to edit the outline text format  Second Outline Level − Third Outline Stressors • Stressors are any stimulus that produces a stress response. – A person – An object – A place – An event A stressor can vary from one person to the next.
  4. 4. Kinds of Stressors • Biological- Comes from a biochemical imbalance, mental or physical illness • Environmental- Such as poverty, pollution, crowding noise, natural disasters • Cognitive- The way you perceive a situation • Personal behavior- Negative reaction in the body or mind caused by using tobacco, alcohol, or drugs, or not exercising • Life situation- Dealing with life’s ups and downs
  5. 5. Stages of Stress on the Body • Stage 1 – Alarm • Is the stress response, when the body goes on high alert. • Adrenaline,”emergency hormone” is secreted by the adrenal glands to prepare the body to respond to the stressor. • Fight or flight mode
  6. 6. Stage 2 • Resistance – When the body tries to repair its damage from the stressful event and return to normal. – Physical resistance to the stressor reaches its peak. This is why people involved in extremely high stress situations have been known to accomplish incredible feats of strength. – If the stage continues for too long, both body and mind may show ill effects.
  7. 7.  Click to edit the outline text format  Second Outline Level − Third Outline Level  Fourth Outline Level  Click to edit the outline text format  Second Outline Level − Third Outline Stage 3 • Fatigue – Resulting in a tired feeling that lowers one’s level of activity. • Physical • Pathological • psychological
  8. 8.  Click to edit the outline text format  Second Outline Level − Third Outline Level  Fourth Outline Level  Click to edit the outline text format  Second Outline Level − Third Outline Changes in the body • Heart beat • Breathing is fast and deep • Perspiration increases • Muscles tense • Adrenal glands secrete adrenaline
  9. 9. Stress and the body • Stress and High Blood Pressure • Stress and Headache • Stress and Asthma • Stress and Immune System
  10. 10. Personality Types • Type A- a competitive, high achieving personality • Type B- a “laid back”, non-competitive Type A is more likely to develop heart problems and type B may be more likely to hold on to stress
  11. 11. Stress Management • Identify the problem • Plan ahead • Re-channel energy • Relaxing and laughing • Seek support • Develop time management – Using time effective – Priorities
  12. 12. Goal setting • Short term goals • Long term goals

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