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Enviado por   •  1 de Abril de 2013  •  206 Palabras (1 Páginas)  •  342 Visitas

What did you learn? Explanation Electronic address and name of website

Concepts:

• Chronic Stress

• Stress tolerance level

• Stress management

• Stress that happens over a long period of time. When stress becomes chronic, it can damage the body and the mind.

• The ability to know your own limits.

• Controlling a person's levels of stress, especially chronic stress, usually for the purpose of improving everyday functioning. • Helpguide.org:

www.helpguide.org/mental/stress_signs

• Wikipedia.org:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stress_management

Vocabulary:

• Stressors

• Assertiveness

• Cortisol

• Cognitive

• A stimulus that causes stress.

• Disposed to or characterized by bold or confident statements and behavior.

• Also known as hydrocortisone which is an adrenal-cortex hormone that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism.

• The mental process of knowing, including aspects such as awareness, perception, reasoning, and judgment.

• Merriam-Webster:

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stressor

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/assertiveness

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cortisol

• The Free Dictionary:

www.thefreedictionary.com/cognition

Facts and statistics:

• Stress affects both the mind & body

• Unmanaged stress can lead to an increased risk of both mental & physical problems

• Millions of Americans suffer from stress each year.

• In fact, 3 out of 4 people say they experience stress at least twice a month.

• It impacts overall health and well being.

• This situation could lead to infection, illness, diabetes, obesity, and heart disease, as well as depressive and anxiety disorders.

• Based

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