A psychological perception of pressure and the body's response to it, which involves multiple systems (i.e. memory, muscles, metabolism).

Stress can occur as:

  • Acute stress response to a short-term stressor
  • Chronic stress stressors don't fade

Triggers - The Causes

  • Relationship conflicts
  • New / increasing responsibilities at work
  • Financial issues
  • Change in family situation
  • Trauma

Symptoms - What it looks like

  • Physical illnesses - headaches, digestive issues
  • Sleep issues
  • High blood pressure or pulse
  • Fatigue
  • Feeling overwhelmed
  • Issues solving problems
  • Social withdrawal
  • Loss of emotional control 

Treatment - The way to healing

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • EMDR
  • Meditation and mindfulness
  • Medication


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