Stress Management 2011

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Yoga Evolved from the beliefs  of  Indian Hinduism Created to  reveal  and understand the   relationship between  the mind and body  Research on the benefits of  Yoga is  based on the theory    that  yoga involvement  decreases stress and anxiety
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Stress  Management Wallyne Chery, Garland Jones
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Introduction Stress is believed to be the leading cause of illnesses in modern  society (Goliszek, 1987) Stress-related problems affect approx. 40% of American adults  Although primarily associated with work, stressful situations can  occur during any aspect of individuals’ lives and can impact on  their capacity to experience leisure (Goliszek, 1987; Leitner et  al., 1996)
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Definitions Stress : is defined as an external force that produces strain on  a structure. Distress : is derived from the Latin word,  dis , which means  bad, distress is defined as an “unpleasant or disease  producing stress” (Selye, 1976, p.465) Eustress : is derived from the Latin word,  eu , which means  good, is a positive stress that represents a challenge for  personal growth (Selye, 1976) Yoga : involves a system of physical control. In Western  culture, the purpose is to bring about physical and mental well- being (Hewitt, 1977). Hatha : is derived from two root words in Sanskrit.  Ha  means  sun, and  tha  means moon; theses are forms of breathing used  during yoga. Progressive Relaxation :  or relaxation therapy is a method for  treating individuals who experience psychological stress and  physical symptoms associated with stress.
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Descriptions The underlying theme of stress is management control. When  individuals feel like they are in control of a situation they are  less likely to experience stress. Activities specifically designed to manage stress are often 
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2011 for the course STA 4406 taught by Professor Mckinney during the Spring '11 term at FIU.

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