Effects of Stress

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Effects of Stress Page 1 Check point: Effects of Stress Answer each of the following questions in 50 to 75 words: 1. What steps of the general adaptation syndrome will I experience? The general adaptation syndrome (GAS) or stress response; there are three stages in the GAS. I will experience all three stages of GAS because first my body’s initial reaction to the increased workload, which is called the alarm reaction. In this stage, my body is reacting to the added stressors of the new position, in the resistance stage the body attempts to restore energy and repair body damage, the exhaustion stage is weakened resistance and possible deterioration. 2. What emotional and cognitive effects might this stressor produce? Emotional effects that this stressor will produce are anxiety and depression. The cognitive effects this stressor will produce difficulty staying focused on all the news tasks required. Anxiety will cause me to have rapid heart rate and breathing, sweating and muscle tension.
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