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Effects of Stress f Checkpoint: Effects of Stress Erin Hailey Patton September 15, 2010 PSY/210 Julia Waddell
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Effects of Stress f 1.) What steps of the general adapt ion syndrome will I experience? How might I resolve this situation effectively? The first step that would be experienced in this particular situation is alarm. The feeling of being overwhelmed with my new promotion and all the responsibilities that come along with being an advertising executive may make me anxious. My response to this situation is both emotional and physical, and then my resistance would come into play. With this stage I will learn to accept my new workload so that I will be able to succeed at the new position. 2.) What emotional and cognitive effects might this stressor produce? One effect may be anxiety, which is brought on by thoughts of being inadequate at the
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Unformatted text preview: new position. Anger could be brought on by being or feeling overwhelmed by the number of requirements that comes with being an advertising executive. Depression can also be caused by not properly dealing with both anxiety and anger. 3.) If this stress continues, how might it affect my health? Ongoing stress can lead to health problems, it can affect a persons immune system causing them to get sick. For example, a person can develop a migraine headache which can also lead to fatigue, nausea or vomiting, and sensitivity to light and or sounds. In highly stressful situations a person can also experience exhaustion from working too much and that can lead to insomnia or lack of sleep. Lack of sleep can affect a persons emotional state of mind and can affect the way they interact with others....
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2010 for the course PSY 210 taught by Professor Williams during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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