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Biological Sickness or injury Sickness or injury Examples: broken arm, the flu, mono, etc. Examples: broken arm, the flu, mono, etc.

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Ch. 8.1 & 8.2 Stress! Stressors A stressor is anything that causes you stress A stressor is anything that causes you stress There are 5 categories of stressors that we will be discussing today There are 5 categories of stressors that we will be discussing today Biological Sickness or injury Sickness or injury Examples: broken arm, the flu, mono, etc. Examples: broken arm, the flu, mono, etc. Environmental Anything in your environment or surroundings that causes stress Anything in your environment or surroundings that causes stress Examples: natural disasters (flooding, tornados, fires), crowds of people, etc. Examples: natural disasters (flooding, tornados, fires), crowds of people, etc. Cognitive, or thinking Overanalyzing a situation, trying to live up to unreal expectations Overanalyzing a situation, trying to live up to unreal expectations Examples: A kid who is new to a school and automatically decides everyone will hate him, a student stressing out because they didnt get a perfect grade on every assignment Examples: A kid who is new to a school and automatically decides everyone will hate him, a student stressing out because they didnt get a perfect grade on every assignment Personal Behavior Negative reactions in the body due to lack of physical activity or use of drugs, alcohol, tobacco. Negative reactions in the body due to lack of physical activity or use of drugs, alcohol, tobacco. Life Situation Events or experiences that put you under stress Events or experiences that put you under stress Examples: divorce of parents, moving, break-ups, etc. Examples: divorce of parents, moving, break-ups, etc. Stages of Stress Response Alarm- body & mind go on HIGH ALERT! This is the fight or flight response we talked about in class. Alarm- body & mind go on HIGH ALERT! This is the fight or flight response we talked about in class. Resistance- fight or take flight. Your body can briefly perform at higher level of endurance. (watch video clip) Resistance- fight or take flight. Your body can briefly perform at higher level of endurance. (watch video clip) Fatigue Fatigue Psychosomatic Response This is a PHYSICAL reaction your body has to stress, such as headaches, asthma, high blood pressure, or weakened immune system. This is a PHYSICAL reaction your body has to stress, such as headaches, asthma, high blood pressure, or weakened immune system. This can happen with CHRONIC STRESS. What does CHRONIC mean? This can happen with CHRONIC STRESS. What does CHRONIC mean? Your Turn! Assignment: Got Stress? You need to identify two stressors in your life from each of the five categories we discussed today. You need to identify two stressors in your life from each of the five categories we discussed today. You need to separate them by category. You will have 10 stressors total when you complete this assignment. You need to separate them by category. You will have 10 stressors total when you complete this assignment. If you need to reference them, they are on my website in the PowerPoint. If you need to reference them, they are on my website in the PowerPoint.

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