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Unformatted text preview: 1. Student Stress Scale: 2. 73 8. 47 11. 44 15. 37 17. 36 22. 29 24. 29 Total: 295 I am at a 50-50 chance of experiencing a serious health change within two years. In order to manage stress better, there are a couple ways in which might help lowers my stress level; they are: Strive for balance Get the facts Talk with someone you trust Exercise Help others Cultivate hobbies Master a form of relaxation 2. The stages of the general adaptation syndrome are: Alarm- When a stressor occurs the body responds with changes that temporarily resistance. Levels of hormones may rise; blood pressure may rise; blood pressure may increase. The body makes internal adjustments to cop and then returns back to normal activity. Resistance- If the stressor continues, the body mobilizes internal resources to try to sustain homeostasis. During the subsequent stressful period of recuperation, we struggle to carry on as normally ass possible, but this requires considerable effort....
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