In life each individual person in society goes though; personal issues, hardships, and the demand of work priorities. The affects of the following topic can be overwhelming and difficult to deal with in general. Stress, plays a big role in how the body responds to being overweighed with too many issues or workload at one time. The individual controls how stress affects them physically and mentally. In addition, everyone experience different types of stress it depends on how old a person is and the type of surrounding they are settling into. Stress can appear any moment it does not appear on a timely matter. I experience stress on a regular bases. Meaning, I am costumed to feeling anxiety and some of the other symptoms also, able to cope with situations. One of my major encounters I have with stress is when my father died four months ago. It was very traumatizing to me, but I had to be strong for my family; my responsibility was to keep my siblings sane while trying to maintain my own emotions and state of mind. I have begun to see a change in my body weight and my attitude, which became very negative. This is an example of the symptoms in which I was responding to stressors according to the article “Stress and The College Student”. The article really helps me personally for I was able to connect with the statistics and learn more its solutions to dealing with stress. The article tied in with all my experiences from dealing with health issues to being on one’s own in new environments, which for myself was college. Neither less, everyone in life always have the main things that stress us out no matter how much we are accustomed to them. These matters are the main stressor, which give us the most headaches and irritability. My main stressors usually come from assignments for I am an enormous procrastinator when it comes to doing my work. There have been many times I have put off my work until the last minute. I would then begin to emphasis on the day before finishing up a cluster of assignments. Which only makes my stress level increase greatly over late work and lost sleep. Another, worry of mines is being financial stable. As a college student, your whole lifestyle has to adjust into a strict budget because the responsibility of being on your own. This bring pressure too for at times just adjusting to new surrounding and not have the funds as living with your parents causes worrying and low productivity within myself. Therefore, people can handle stress in ways for example; exercising,
EFFECTS OF STRESS ON COLLEGE STUDENTS
How Does Stress Affect College Students
Danielle Wallace and Jayna Baumler
University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Jayna E. Baumler, Nursing, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire,
Danielle Wallace, Nursing, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire.
Authors contributed equally to this report.
Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Jayna E. Baumler, Nursing
department, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI, Email: …
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a severe anxiety disorder. The symptoms can develop after an experience of an extremely traumatic stressor, an example would be death or serious injury. Diagnostic symptoms for PTSD include re-experiencing the situation through flashbacks, hallucinations, or nightmares. Uncontrollable thoughts about the event can be a symptom too. If you go through PTSD, it’s difficult adjusting back to normal and hard to cope. Traumatic reactions usually get better with time…
College Writing 110
12 November 2014
Stress and the Effects it has on our Lives
Stress is a problem for everyone. Going to school, playing sports, and holding down a job are just some of the ways that stress can show up in one’s life. Stress is defined as “a situation in which environmental demands, internal demands, or both, tax or exceed the adaptive resources of an individual, social system, or tissue system” (Keller, Abiola, et al. 677). With the constant pressure…
Stress is the body's way of responding to any type of stipulation. Stress most of the time is bad, although there is such thing as good stress. The good stress is known as the survival stress which is when our body naturally retorts with a sudden and enormous amount of energy so we can bypass the situation we are facing (http://www.mtstcil). The bad type of stress is known as the stress that begins to affect our bodily functions and everyday behaviour negatively. An example being internal…
Determinants of health
There are several social, psychological, and biological factors that determine the level of mental health of a person. For example, consistent socio-economic pressures are recognised as risks to mental health for individuals and communities. The clearest evidence is associated with indicators of poverty, including low levels of education.
Poor mental health is linked with rapid social change, stressful work conditions, gender discrimination, social exclusion, an unhealthy…
Running head: CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE | 1 |
An Article Critique of "Clinical Psychology and Cardiovascular Disease: An Up-to-Date Clinical Practice Review for Assessment and Treatment of Anxiety and Depression”
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE 2
Dying from a broken heart—is it just an overused melodramatic aphorism, or could there be some medical truth in the old adage? Most, if not all, doctors and nurses will tell you that such a thing…
May 31, 2014
Researcher wishes to address the incline of stress related medical issues within college students. Researcher proposes a study to test if by the college implementing mandatory yoga therapy that could reduce stress, will there be a decline in medical risks to the students? Researcher intends to use 200 new freshman students, testing their levels of stress at the beginning of the study as well as taking blood samples to identify current medical issues…
and mental health
Fitness and Your Health by Nieman. Kendall/Hunt.
What is mental
Mental health is a state of successful
mental performance that leads to
productive life activities, fulfilling
relationships with others, and the ability to
adapt to change and cope with adversity.
Mental disorders are health conditions that
are characterized by alterations in thinking,
mood, or behavior, and lead to distress,
impaired function, and disability.
During any one-…
Dr. Elizabeth Kindell
A psychiatric disorder is a pattern of psychological or behavioral symptoms that cause a person distress, impairs their ability to function in daily life, and/or increases risk of death, pain, disability, or loss of freedom. For a person to be considered to have psychiatric disorder symptoms must be more than the expected response to a particular event.
Schizophrenia is known as a “splitting of psychic functions” (Pinel…