Essay On Environmental Stress

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Humans experience stress almost every day in life. They are caused by different things but one of the most popular sources of stress is what we called environment stressors. This kind of stressors is found in the environment where the human being is living. Environmental stressors can be classified into 4 general types: cataclysmic events, stressful life events, daily hassles and ambient stressors (Baum, Singer & Baum, 1982; Campbell, 1983; Lazarus & Cohen, 1977). Cataclysmic events are the sudden calamities (earthquakes, floods, storm, volcanic eruptions and others) that stipulate major adjustment response from those individuals whom where directly affected by the incident. The second type, stressful life events are major events in the lives…show more content…
On the other hand, there are some situations in human’s daily lives which can easily recognize as being stressful. A concrete example of this is environmental stressors. These are the stressors which people are not usually the cause of stress but because of what is in our environment. These play a role in each individual’s feelings of discomfort or uneasiness. When an individual is stressed, breathing problems (respiration), high blood pressure, increased heart rate, palpitations and other body complications could happen. There are different environment stressors and one of these is lighting or…show more content…
People who are watching horror movies in the dark places alone or with group of friends increased their heart rate due to the fear that they are experiencing. Watching horror movies alone was experiencing a true- fear. It was classified as true fear because it gives an accurate affect of the room illumination (dark room). While false – fear was classified when people watch horror films with their friends because they are times that they shouted and they cried due Echo phenomena. According to Webster’s, Echo phenomena is a phenomena where in person copy other

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