CHAPTER 3

The Condition of being Thwarted in the satisfaction of a motive.
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-Stress

-Towards same person

Depression - Towards other objects(displace ment) -Hostility

-Difficulty of Sleeping … -Chronic irritability or anxiety -Changes of eating habits -Increased used of… -Frequent illness… -Cold hands, rapid breathing and heartbeat, achenes, Muscle tension

-Is the nonspecific psychological and physiological response of the body to any demand upon it. ACCORDING TO SCHWARTZ: “Anything pleasant or unpleasant – that interferes with the body’s equilibrium is a stressor, or source of stress. Whenever you’re fired or promoted, hit with a brick or caressed by a lover , you experience stress. Your body has the same reaction every time . Any change, positive or negative, evokes stress. Selye calls positive stress ‘unstress’ and negative stress

-You remove the stressor from your environment -You can get out of the stressful environment -You can learn to use relaxation techniques to counter toxic effects directly of a stressful

Three choices in dealing with

How to manage way to handle The best stress is to mange it holistically – this means letting the mind, body and spirit work it out together

-The best way to control the negative effects of stress is by having the right attitude towards all the situation and events that happens in our life that could cause stress. -Proper time management is another method of helping manage stress.

-The face environmental stress : 500 mg. -Vitamin C:1000 – 2000 mg. -Cyteine(amino acid): 500 mg. -Magnesium: 400 mg. -Manganese: 5 – 9 mg. -Vitamin B12(Thiamin):100 -300 mg.

- Knowing how to relax is an important fact for relieving stress. Relaxatin should always be pleasant.

BENEFITS OF EUTRESS
Performanc e
Increased arousal Burst of physical

Health
Cardiovascular efficiency Enhanced focus in an

COST OF DISTRESS
Individual Organizational

Psychological Participation disorders problem Medical Performance illness decrement Behavioral Compensation problems awards

1.Express your feelings openly 2.Have a realistic expectation 3.Accept that you can’t control situation or others decision 4.Get plenty of rest, exercise regularly

1.Make time for activities that would make you relax 2.Solve problem one step at a time 3.Learn to accept changes and be flexible 4.When thing get tense, close your eyes and relax your body

- Is a cumulative process of gradual wearing down of your reserve, with little recharging of your energies.

Susceptible Individual + Overload or crisis = Burnout

SIGMUND FREUD - Healthy person should do well replied “Love and work”.

a.They can do something for their problems b.They can accept responsibility c.They can share environment d.They are making use of their potentials… e.Setting realistic goal f. Able to think for themselves g.Putting their best efforts h.Changes is a part of life i. Refusing is not the way of solving problems

Ways of doing the principles of mental hygiene

1.Preventive Approach 2.Therapeutic approach