Lead1212

Lead1212 - Steven Paul Chapter 12 Whats Up 1 Stress is the...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Steven Paul 07/18/2011 Chapter 12 What’s Up? 1. Stress is the psychological and physical reaction that results when a person has trouble coping with a situation, event, or change. 2. The three categories of events that cause stress for most people are major negative events such as losing a loved one, minor daily events like traffic jams, and catastrophic events like major natural disasters. 3. The characteristic that stress-producing events have in common are the feelings we have lost control and cannot cope. 4. The psychological responses to stress are assessing the situation and how are we going to had them. The physical responses to stress include increased levels of stress hormones, higher blood pressure, and faster heart rate. 5. Physical signs of stress include shortness of breath, increased or irregular heart rate, chest pains, and fatigue. Mental signs of stress include negative thought patterns, decreased concentration, and forgetfulness. Emotional signs of stress include anger, frustration, and fear. Behavioral signs of stress include pacing, fidgeting, or swearing.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course LEAD 1301 taught by Professor Cardell during the Fall '11 term at HCCS.

Page1 / 3

Lead1212 - Steven Paul Chapter 12 Whats Up 1 Stress is the...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online