Stress

stress

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Stress

Stress is a lack of fit between the percieved demands of the environment and the percieved ability to cope with those demands

Appraisal

Primary appraisal - the individual makes a judgement (positive, negetive, irrelevant) about an event or situation

FOLLOWED BY......

Secondary appraisal - the individual judges how they are able to cope with the event or situation

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Stress

Stressors make us stressed they are

A stimulus that begins the stress responce

Acute (short term)

Chronic (Long term)

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