Psychological stress

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In psychology, stress is a feeling of strain and pressure.wikipedia
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Eustress

Positive stress
The effects of experiencing eustress, which is positive stress, versus distress, defined as negative stress, are significant.
It is the positive cognitive response to stress that is healthy, or gives one a feeling of fulfilment or other positive feelings.

Crisis

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Examples of crises and catastrophes include: devastating natural disasters, such as major floods or earthquakes, wars, etc. Though rare in occurrence, this type of stressor typically causes a great deal of stress in a person's life.
Crisis is often linked to the concept of psychological stress and used to suggest a frightening or fraught experience.

Feeling

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In psychology, stress is a feeling of strain and pressure.
Anger, happiness, joy, stress, and excitement are some of the feelings that can be experienced in life.

Cardiovascular disease

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Researchers have found that stressors can make individuals more prone to both physical and psychological problems, including heart disease and anxiety.

Stress management

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Stress management refers to a wide spectrum of techniques and psychotherapies aimed at controlling a person's levels of stress, especially chronic stress, usually for the purpose of improving everyday functioning.
Stress management is a wide spectrum of techniques and psychotherapies aimed at controlling a person's level of stress, especially chronic stress, usually for the purpose of and for the motive of improving everyday functioning.

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Stress (biology)

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In terms of measuring the body's response to stress, psychologists tend to use Hans Selye's general adaptation syndrome.
Stress management encompasses techniques intended to equip a person with effective coping mechanisms for dealing with psychological stress, with stress defined as a person's physiological response to an internal or external stimulus that triggers the fight-or-flight response.

Social support

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Researchers have long been interested in how an individual's level and types of social support impact the effect of stress on their health.
The main difference between these two hypotheses is that the direct effects hypothesis predicts that social support is beneficial all the time, while the buffering hypothesis predicts that social support is mostly beneficial during stressful times.

Psychology

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In psychology, stress is a feeling of strain and pressure.

Psychological pain

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Stress is a type of psychological pain.

Motivation

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It also plays a factor in motivation, adaptation, and reaction to the environment.

Stroke

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Stress can increase the risk of strokes, heart attacks, ulcers, and mental illnesses such as depression.

Myocardial infarction

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Stress can increase the risk of strokes, heart attacks, ulcers, and mental illnesses such as depression.

Ulcer

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Stress can increase the risk of strokes, heart attacks, ulcers, and mental illnesses such as depression.

Mental disorder

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Stress can increase the risk of strokes, heart attacks, ulcers, and mental illnesses such as depression.

Anxiety/uncertainty management

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Stress can be external and related to the environment, but may also be caused by internal perceptions that cause an individual to experience anxiety or other negative emotions surrounding a situation, such as pressure, discomfort, etc., which they then deem stressful.

Comfort

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Stress can be external and related to the environment, but may also be caused by internal perceptions that cause an individual to experience anxiety or other negative emotions surrounding a situation, such as pressure, discomfort, etc., which they then deem stressful.

Distress (medicine)

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The effects of experiencing eustress, which is positive stress, versus distress, defined as negative stress, are significant.

Hans Selye

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Selye (1974) proposed four variations of stress.

Stressor

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A stressor is any event, experience, or environmental stimulus that causes stress in an individual.

Anxiety

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Researchers have found that stressors can make individuals more prone to both physical and psychological problems, including heart disease and anxiety.

Natural disaster

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Examples of crises and catastrophes include: devastating natural disasters, such as major floods or earthquakes, wars, etc. Though rare in occurrence, this type of stressor typically causes a great deal of stress in a person's life.

Flood

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Examples of crises and catastrophes include: devastating natural disasters, such as major floods or earthquakes, wars, etc. Though rare in occurrence, this type of stressor typically causes a great deal of stress in a person's life.

Earthquake

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Examples of crises and catastrophes include: devastating natural disasters, such as major floods or earthquakes, wars, etc. Though rare in occurrence, this type of stressor typically causes a great deal of stress in a person's life.

War

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Examples of crises and catastrophes include: devastating natural disasters, such as major floods or earthquakes, wars, etc. Though rare in occurrence, this type of stressor typically causes a great deal of stress in a person's life.