Distress Symptoms

Distress Symptoms - • Confused overwhelmed swamped •...

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Distress Symptoms Based on your distress symptoms assessment, the system(s) in your body that tends to be more reactive is (are) 1. Sympathetic Nervous System 2. Neuoromuscular System 3. Parasympathetic Nervous System 4. Cognitive System Any physical symptoms should be assessed by your physician to rule out the possibility of disease or injury. Keep in mind, however, theses symptoms are common stress-related complaints and may respond best to relaxation training, counseling, or a combination of the two. Early Distress Signs You identified these early distress signs. Feelings/disposition
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Unformatted text preview: • Confused, overwhelmed, swamped • Irritable, impatient, angry outbursts • Uncomfortable, ill at ease, insecure • Feeling all wound up, nervous, tense • Feeling "blue", down in the dumps, weary Behaviors • Engage in wasted motion and activity • Increase in smoking and/or drinking alcohol • Increase or decrease in eating • Increase or decrease in sleeping • Forgetful Body reactions • Nervous twitches, trembling • Feeling worn out at the end of the day • Pouches or dark circles under eyes, eye strain Return to Stress Assess...
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