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How is stress related to perception?
Last Updated: 30th January, 2020
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Consequently, what is the main cause of stress?
Chronic illness or injury. Emotional problems(depression, anxiety, anger, grief, guilt, low self-esteem) Takingcare of an elderly or sick family member. Traumatic event, such asa natural disaster, theft, rape, or violence against you or a lovedone.
how does stress relate to psychology? In psychology, stress is a feeling ofstrain and pressure. Excessive amounts of stress, however,may lead to bodily harm. Stress can increase the risk ofstrokes, heart attacks, ulcers, and mental illnesses such asdepression.
Similarly one may ask, what is perceived stress?
The Perceived Stress Scale was developed tomeasure the degree to which situations in one's life are appraisedas stressful. Psychological stress has been definedas the extent to which persons perceive (appraise) thattheir demands exceed their ability to cope.
How can stress affect your behavior?
Stress can contribute to health problems such asheadaches, high blood pressure, heart problems, and skinconditions. Stress may also influence cognitive processesbecause it is associated with elevated levels of cortisol, ahormone that can influence brain functioning.