You are on page 1of 9

STRESS MANAGEMENT

MEANING OF STRESS
Stress is defined as an adaptive response to an external situation that results in physical,psychological & behavioural deviations for organisational participants.

Types of stress
Positive stress (eustress) Negative stress (distress)

Stress syndrome
There are 3 stages in stress syndrome Alarm stress Resistance stress Exhaustion

Stress responses
Phsiological responses Psychological responses Behavioural responses

Basic forms of stress


Frustration Anxiety

Headache Muscular ache Nervous tics Girding of teeth Increased sweating Rapid heart rate Irritation , Anger Fear, Pain, Anxiety Poor concentration Restless

SYMPTOMS OF STRESS

HEALTH DISORDERS CAUSED DUE TO STRESS


Heart disease Hypertension Ulcers Diabetes Asthma Migraine headache High blood pressure Possibly some cancers

CAUSES OF STRESS
Internal stressors There are three internal sources of stress 1. Inner conflict 2. Perceptual influence 3. Motivational level