Zein EL Chammah 13/11/2014 PSYCHOLOGY OF ADJUSTMENT POSITION PAPER 1: Your relationship with Stress: when does it hit you, how do you experience it, what changes are needed? What did you learn about stress and how does it fit with you experience of it: Stress is a bodily response caused by an external or internal stimulus. It is a consequence of good and/or bad experiences. For some, the stress is an engine that allows you to surpass yourself. For others, it is a real enemy which oppresses, prevents and handicappes you ... at the risk of transforming itself into a burnout or even lead to a pathology such as a psychosomatic disorder.
It is a state of mental and emotional anxiety or tension that will affects our health and influence our behavior when we feel uncomfortable and unhappy with certain things that happened surroundings us. Usually the stress response is described as “fight or flight or freeze” reaction. For an example, we will argue, scolding people and always be alone when we are in stress condition. There are many causes of stress and everyone has different stress causes. According to the statistics in United States, forty percent of U.S workers admit that the biggest source of stress in their lives is work stress.
Modern life is full of frustrations, deadlines and demands. Many people think that stress is bad for our health; however, stress within your comfort zone can help you perform under pressure, motivate you to do your best and even keep you safe when danger looms. But, if stress becomes massive, it can cause many problems of health, mood and quality of life. Stress is the nonspecific response of the body to any demand placed upon it. It is the body's way to protect itself from danger, but in the same time, it is the major cause of damage of the mind and body beyond the comfort zone, so it is very important to understand and study in details the drawbacks of stress which depend on its categories, signs and symptoms and the ways to manage it.
Further, it can have a great impact on their emotional and physical health. This is due to the fact that stress indications to reduce the productivity, encourages absenteeism, and lead to high turnover, disability pay-outs and an improved worker compensation scheme. Likewise, stress can make the employee become annoyed toward his/her employer apart from confusing employee
Stress is the psychological either strain or distress resulting from exposure to unusual or demanding situations, known as stressors. Meanwhile, job stress is the response to organizational stressors in the workplace environment that pose as a perceived threat to an individual’s well-being or safety. Individual level factors have also been implicated in stress outcomes, both as contributing factors as well as moderators of stress (Finney, et.al, 2013). Job stress is a common occurrence among various professions worldwide, is regarded as a major occupational health problem for health care professionals especially teacher. Job stress has been reported to affect job performance among teacher as they might become less competitive and low commitment.
• What is stress? Stress is your body's way of responding to any kind of demand or threat. When you feel threatened, your nervous system responds by releasing a flood of stress hormones, which provoke the body for emergency action. There are different types of stress positive stress as well as negative stress. These effect you physical, mental and emotional being.
People were likely to choose classical music as stress reduction and at the same time increase their level of calmness. The term stress was defined in a strict biological senses by said that stress was an event or stimulus that alters the existed homeostasis within a given organism (Salomon, Kim, Beaulieu & Stefano, 2003). In generally, stress was a psychological feeling with emotion of nervousness, apprehension and helpless. This situation recently occurred to patient that undergo with he or his medical procedure but also happened to normal people since they had to challenge in their life to get survived. Stress actually passes through three stages from the time it exist until it reaches its the most maximum level (Melgosa, 2001).
Stress: this is a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. The origin of stress can differ from person to person .the main origins originate from: lack control, uncertainty, frustration, conflict and change A physician and Endocrinologist, Hans Hugo Bruno Selye in his 2nd year of medical school started working on his theory of stress. The iconic theory which is linked to his studies of stress condition is known as The General Adaption syndrome (GAS), which he started in 1936. GAS focuses on how the body responds and adapts to stress through 3 different phases The Alarm Stage In this stage the body recognizes the stressor as a threat and danger, during this process the body
Stress is defined as anxious and threatening feeling that come when we interpret or appraise a situation as being more than what out psychological and mental can adequately handle. (Plotnik, 2005). Stress should replace with pressure and tension in which pressure was mean external forces that lead to illness progression and tension was causes a unavoidable changes occur internally (Cohen S, Janicki-Deverts D, & Miller GE, 2007). As a student, we tend to experience academic stresses throughout academic year. Whereas working people often deal with high level of stresses in the work place, hence affect their quality of life.
Stress has become a regular part of modern society. In the modern world, everyone is making adjustments to their everyday lives, which means they are under constant stress. According to Raminder Singh, the associate professor and head, Department of Education, Punjabi University Regional Centre, Bathinda, Punjab, India, stress can cause many different problems to the mind and body, and also is an emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. The effects of stress can harm certain peoples, while the stress on others tends to be routine. The average person deals with exceeded amounts of stress, with the fast-moving pace of the modern world.