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STRESS MANAGEMENT

Information about Stress Management

MENTAL INDICATORS SYMPTOMS

  • Lack of concentration, pre-occupation with thoughts, Forgetfulness
  • Attentions deficit
  • Poor thought control
  • Lack of self –esteem, social withdrawal
  • Lack of self-control and impatience

PHYSICAL INDICATORS SYMPTOMS

  • Increased smoking/ alcohol consumption or coffee/tea intake, Aggressive/ compulsive, headaches, diabetes, hypertension
  • Ulcers, fatigue, chest pain, cholesterol, constipations
  • Insomnia, breathing disorders and difficulty, itching etc

EMOTIONAL LEVEL SYMPTOMS

  • Negative self-esteem
  • Lack of emotional control
  • Negative of emotional control
  • Impatience
  • Brooding over the past
  • Social withdrawal

STRESSORS-STRESS PRODUCING AGENTS

stressors are those agents, which evoke stress in a person. Most of these are common situations , that we face in everyday life. stressors can be short short term like getting a firing from your boss, long term like a difficult personal relationship, recurrent like getting caught in the birth traffic on your way to work every morning or one time like buying a house or the birth of your child. It will help you to know what the common stressors are because many of them are completely avoidable.

For better understanding, we have divided stressors into four categories, depending on various aspects of a person life.
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1 WORK STRESSORS
  • Loss of job
  • Over expectations in performance
  • Increased responsibilities
  • Increased working hours
  • Deadlines
  • Interpersonal problems with colleagues/bosses
  • Begging a new job
  • Working in a job/positions contrary to expectations.

2 FAMILY STRESSORS:
  • Death of a close family member
  • Divorce and remarriage.
  • Major illness in the family
  • Alcoholism or drug related problems in the family
  • Significant decrease of family income
  • Arrival of a new baby in the family.
  • Significant decrease in family interactions

3 INDIVIDUAL STRESSORS
  • Poor personal health
  • Significant decrease in personal finance
  • Feeling of being unattractive to opposite sex in terms of appearance
  • Sexual problems.
  • Failure to alcohol, drug dependence.

4 SOCIAL STRESSORS:
  • Death of a close friend
  • Arguments with friends, Leading to breaking of relationships.
  • Religious, ethnic, economic discriminations
  • Relocating to a different town/city/state.
  • Decrease availability of personal space

CORPORATE STRESS

Corporate stress is experienced by an employee working in a corporate set up. It is of the most prevalent forms of stress in modern society. Unfortunately, most companies have no idea of how to assess what employee stress costs them in terms of turnover. A study carried out in 1992 by American based firm showed that corporate stress eats away as much as 40% of after tax profits. Come to think of it, if you are Indian company, anyways there’s not much left later paying taxes. I believe that corporate stress is a disease syndrome, with its definite signs and symptoms, mentioned further. If you find that your company suffers from any 3 of the following 8 symptoms, a diagnosis of corporate distress will be most appropriate.
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  • Increase in medical complaints.
  • Increase in absent
  • Grievances.
  • interpersonal problems
  • Accidents at work
  • Resistance to change
  • Customer service problems
  • lack of innovation.

STUDENT STRESS

One gets the first bitter taste of stress in the adolescent years. There is pressure to perform well in exams, an anxiety whether one will be accepted by peers and to add to it all, difference in generations cause many arguments. All these lead to stress in susceptible youngsters. It is important to deal with stress at this stage because it lays foundations of the mental make up of individual for the years to come.

EXAM ANXIETY

The most common form of student stress is exam anxiety. Marked by a feeling of panic, the student feels upper pared for the exams, almost every student experience exam stress. To some extend exam anxiety functions as stress and motivates students to put in greater efforts while studying However, at times it gets it gets out of hand and the inevitable result is distress.
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Initial symptoms of exam anxiety are:
  • Increased perspirations
  • rapid heart beating
  • Upset stomach
  • Tense muscles
  • Headache.

However when full-blow distress, then the following symptoms are observed:
  • Inability to focus and understand the guest ions
  • Difficulty in retrieving key words and concepts
  • A ‘blank feeling when one tries to remember the answers
  • Remembering the answers after the exam is over.

The unfortunate result of excess exam stress is that the student fares badly in exams in spite of having eorkedhard.

Exam stress in students has greatly increased over the last few decades. The primary reason for this is that parents and teachers expect student to perform excessively well in their exams, Earliest only students preparing for important board exam would experience maximum exam stress. But clinical experiencing.

Has shown that today, even 8th standard student start experiencing exam stress, which continues to the time the they obtain admission into professional colleges of their choice. Some times, the stress spills over into college life as well after that in the guise of work stress.

It will not be fair to blame the teachers or the parents who put pressure on the students, which leads to exam anxiety. In an era of increasing competition, the child has to work harder to qualify for the best college or professional institution.

The other common stressors faced by a student are
  • Failure in examinations
  • The first year’s college, requiring adjustment to new study material and people.
  • Transfer to another college/educational institutions.
  • Economic burden of higher studies.
  • Problem with teachers.
  • Being expelled or having to quit college.

As explained earlier, exam anxiety, the most common form of student stress, is to some extent present in all of us, and up to a certain level works to motivate the student to study even harder. On the other hand there are increasing instances of exam anxiety ending up as a form of distress. In this state, students experience poor concentration, reduced attention span, and memory failure at the time of exams with most of these resolving after the exams are over. Since this form of distress spoils the performance of even the brightest of students, it becomes a matter of concern and requires treatment at the right point of time we treat distress forms of exam anxiety through a group of specific homeopathic medications. These medications function by controlling and reducing the extent of exam anxieties as perceived by the human body. These in turn work by controlling stress levels and preventing symptoms of distress from setting in, thus giving the student a chance to perform at his/her best potential.

A further advantage of the treatment that homeopathy has no side effects, like drowsiness, insomnia or trembling, unlike conventional treatment. And also we guide to our patient yoga, prename and meditations under our treatment, improved his mental ability and patient free from his mental disease.