Stress - Eng 100 Sum 186 Hafez Spr'99 Directions You have 45 minutes to read and summarize the following passage The number of words in the passage

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Eng. 100 - Sum. 186 Hafez, Spr. '99 Directions: You have 45 minutes to read and summarize the following passage. The number of words in the passage is indicated in brackets, at the end of the passage. Your summary should be approximately one third the length of the original text. Stress Countless events create stress. Some are major changes affecting large numbers of people - events such as war, nuclear accidents, and earthquakes. Others are major changes in the life of individuals - for instance, moving to a new area, changing jobs, getting married, losing a friend, suffering a serious illness. Everyday hassles can also be experienced as stresses - losing your wallet, getting stuck in the traffic, arguing with your professor, and so on. However, the most obvious sources of stress are traumatic events - situations of extreme danger that are outside the range of usual human experience. These include natural disasters, such as earthquakes and floods; man-made disasters, such as wars and
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