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1 MSL 101, Lesson 10: Introduction to Stress Management Revision Date: 31 July 2011 Introduction  to  Stress  Management
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2 MSL 101, Lesson 10: Introduction to Stress Management Revision Date: 31 July 2011 Objectives Define stress Describe causes of stress Identify symptoms of depression and suicide Describe methods to manage stress Recognize the initial emotions, thoughts, behaviors, and physical reactions of stressful activating events
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3 MSL 101, Lesson 10: Introduction to Stress Management Revision Date: 31 July 2011 What is Stress? the body’s physiological and psychological response to internal and external pressures a natural part of living our lives good or bad Distress – the response to negative events Eustress – the response to positive events Stress is;
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4 MSL 101, Lesson 10: Introduction to Stress Management Revision Date: 31 July 2011 Common Stressors in College Greater academic demands Being on your own in a new environment Changes in family relations Financial responsibilities Changes in your social life Exposure to new people, ideas, and temptations Preparing for life after graduation
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5 MSL 101, Lesson 10: Introduction to Stress Management Revision Date: 31 July 2011 Depression A clinical mood disorder associated with low mood or loss of interest and other symptoms that prevents a person from leading a normal life. Everyone occasionally feels blue or sad, but these feelings are usually fleeting and pass within a couple of days. Depression is a common but serious illness, and most who have it need treatment to get better. Depression affects both men and women, but more women than men are likely to be diagnosed with depression in any given year. Efforts to explain this difference are ongoing, as researchers explore certain factors (biological, social, etc.) that are unique to women.
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6 MSL 101, Lesson 10: Introduction to Stress Management Revision Date: 31 July 2011 Symptoms of Depression Persistent sad or "empty" mood Hopeless feeling Substance abuse Fatigue or loss of interest in ordinary activities Disturbances in eating/sleeping patterns Irritability, increased crying, and anxiety Difficulty concentrating or making decisions Thoughts of suicide or suicide attempts Persistent physical symptoms
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