Hypertension and stress go hand in hand; stress has a direct effect on hypertension. Stress is the body’s reaction to any change that requires an adjustment or response. The body reacts to these changes with physical, mental, and emotional response. Most people give difference answers to what stress really is because it affects their body’s differently. What is stressful for one person may be pleasurable or have little effect on them and we all react to stress differently.
Stress comes from any situation in which we feel frustrated, angry or anxious. Anxiety, on the other hand, comes from apprehension or fear. Stress and Anxiety, in a nutshell, stem from our bodies reaction to fear or change. Those who suffer from stress can understand their condition and find resolution in the mediums of therapy or changing certain aspects to their daily lives. Anxiety on the other hand is not something that can be treated easily as there is the potential to have larger psychological or physicals reasons for its manifestation.
When a person with a phobia encounters the stimulus which causes their fear they experience extreme anxiety and will show avoidance behaviour. There are various elements that make up the fear response of phobia such as, cognitive element, where the expectation of harm about to happen, the perception of danger and threat. There is also the biological element which is the body’s emergency reaction to danger (‘fight or flight’ response) release of adrenaline leading to increased heart rate, breathing rate, blood pressure, sweating, etc. There is also the emotional element which is the feeling of dread, terror and panic. The final element is the behavioural one, involving fleeing, avoidance behaviour or freezing.
There are numerous anxieties in the human services staff, but burnout has to be one of them. You have your cons and pros when working in Human Services. It can be amazing and demanding at the same time. A huge amount of effort, not keeping under control, and harmonizing between family and occupation can cause the surroundings to become tense. The purpose of this paper is to assess suffer exhaustion; explain some of the person, ethnicity, clerical, administrative, and community encouragement factors that bring about burnout.
It is the process by which one appraises and copes with environmental threats and challenges. The events of life flow through a psychological filter. How one appraises an event influences how much stress he experiences and how effectively he responds. (Myers, 2008, p. 435). Signs of stress might include lack of sleep, decreased immunity, high blood pressure, headache, back pain, heart palpitations, increased smoking, and abuse of drugs or alcohol, anxiety, sadness, and depression.
It is accepted that a trigger is required for psoriasis to develop and this can be a throat infection, injury to the skin, certain drugs and, importantly, stress of some kind. Research has found that very often there is a significant emotional factor in the triggering of psoriasis, which is why hypnosis has proven so helpful in many cases. Psoriasis can have a negative impact on one’s quality of life, interfering with many different areas. Sleeping may also be a problem. Many people with psoriasis tend to persist with a poor self-image, always thinking negative thoughts about themselves and feeling they “deserve it”.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder BEH/225 All of us worry about things occasionally. Financial stress, illness, or loss of a spouse can cause us to fear the unknown. There are aspects of life that we cannot always control, and that in itself can be a scary thought. Sometimes, it may feel like the “what ifs” of life, the things we cannot control, begin to consume our thoughts. Most of us may feel this way periodically, when the fear or worry is justified.
Although we are capable of making our choices: These choices can be influenced by external forces i.e friends, family, media and religious beliefs. They have an impact on our personal beliefs and idea’s and can alter someone’s perception on things. People often lack knowledge on how food, alcohol and drugs will affect them. They often develop a psychological dependence on such things believing it is helping them. Habitual patterns are formed and this can have a huge impact on their health both physical and mental.
pg. 16). According to Frederick T. L. Leong, the general editor of the Encyclopedia of counseling, says that a panic attack can have onsets of fearfulness, intense apprehension, and even leaving an individual with feelings of doom. Others may feel short of breath, a choking feeling, chest pain, or palpitations to mention just a few symptoms one may endure. Individuals who have endured such symptoms tend to worry about when the next occurrence of these sudden onsets may arise and just how these symptoms will affect them in the future (Leong.
Stress and Life Change Within this essay the term stress will be discussed and how life changes can affect people’s lives causing a person to feel stressed. Seiye (1956) defines stress as “The individual’s physchophysiological response, mediated largely by the autonomic nervous system and the endocrine system, to any demands made on the individual.” (Gross 2001) p174 The essay will also cover and explore the evolutionary perspective focusing on how stress affects the sympathetic state and the endocrine system, and how primary and secondary appraisal fits in with this; it will also discuss how divorce, as a major life, change can have both positive and negative outcomes. Stress is something that can be termed differently by each individual, what it may mean to one person, it may mean something different to another, it could be that it is the meaning that an individual attaches to an experience rather that the experience itself, that causes one to feel stressed. Stress can also be a good thing, it can be what drives us to get out of bed each day and carry out daily routines. Lack of stress, termed as ‘distress’ can cause lack of motivation and boredom, which can have a negative effect on life and can lead to many other problems such as alcohol or drug abuse.