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JOKE DU JOUR Anal Glaucoma A woman calls her boss one morning and tells him that she is staying home because she is not feeling well. "What's the matter?" he asks. "I have a case of Anal Glaucoma," she says in a weak voice. He asks: "What the hell is Anal Glaucoma?" She responds: "I can't see my ass coming into work today."  
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Life-Situation Interventions “Intrapersonal” Chapter 5
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Intrapersonal vs. Interpersonal? Intra personal: What is between you and  yourself  Inter personal: Involves your relationship  with others
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Ways to lower your stress level without needing to involve others Eliminate unnecessary stressors Diary/journal  to identify stressors,  their effect on you and your  response Example in text (fig. 5.1) Aims at identifying stressors that  can be eliminated
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Stress and Nutrition Relationship between the two is still  unclear Stress can affect body image resulting in  obesity  and/or eating  disorders Eating too much or too little of particular  nutrients can lead to illness that in and of  themselves can cause a great deal of  stress
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Pseudostressors Food substances that produce a stress  response Examples? Caffeine Nicotine This creates a pseudostress response  and makes a stress response more likely
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Vitamins and Minerals Chronic stress interferes with the  absorption/excretion  of certain vitamins  and minerals Vitamins are needed for production of  adrenal hormones, and thus their  depletion can affect the stress response Salt  can increase blood pressure  resulting in greater pressure under a  stress response
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Noise and Stress Noise can increase blood pressure
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