Week 4 Checkpoint- Effects of Stress

Week 4 Checkpoint- - Running head EFFECTS OF STRESS 1 Effects of Stress Stephen D James PSY 210 Natasha Barnes University of Phoenix(Axia College

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Running head: EFFECTS OF STRESS 1 Effects of Stress Stephen D, James PSY 210 Natasha Barnes September 16, 2011 University of Phoenix (Axia College)
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EFFECTS OF STRESS 2 Effects of Stress What steps of general adaption syndrome will I experience? I would experience the alarm reaction initially, where my body would begin to prepare to defend its self against the stressor. This would then lead to hormones being released into the blood stream, emotional responses, anxiety, and quick heartbeat and so on. Then the resistance stage would happen where my body would attempt to repair any damage from the first stage. If the situation were not dealt with I would then experience the exhaustion stage where I could experience physical ailments like hives as a reaction to the stress. What emotional and cognitive effects might this stressor produce? The emotional stress produced could include anxiety, anger, depression, and even withdrawal from the situation as a way to cope. These emotions can also produce physical
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Week 4 Checkpoint- - Running head EFFECTS OF STRESS 1 Effects of Stress Stephen D James PSY 210 Natasha Barnes University of Phoenix(Axia College

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