HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Maisie97
  • Created on: 09-05-15 14:27



Feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure.  Pressure turns to stress when unable to cope.

Caused by...

1.  Whether you think situations around you are worthy of anxiety

2.  Adreneline raises blood pressure, increase heart rate and increases you perspire.

     Cortisol releases fat and sugar into system, changes make it eaiser for fight or flight

1 of 2


Affects on health and well-being:

Physical:  aches and pains, chest pain, rapid heartbeat, dizziness, sweating

Cognitive:  memory problems, loss of concentration, poor judgement

Emotional:  moodiness, short temper, feeling overwhelmed, anxiety, depression

Social:  distrust, anger, agression, unable to form attachments

2 of 2


No comments have yet been made

Similar All resources:

See all All resources »See all Stress resources »