Essays Tagged: "stressors"

Anxiety and depression in african-americans

oping behaviour. For example the pressure of a job, supporting a family or getting an education are stressors that can result in depression and anxiety. Individuals and groups that have numerous resou ... higher levels than in white youths for incarceration and pregnancy which were also listed as major stressors for black youths. Furthermore, black teens reported they did not feel safe at home, in the ...

(6 pages) 190 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

"The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane - comparison essay to the responses of characters in a short story. 600-700wrds - Discuss the responses to Nature of a character or number of characters in

captain, oiler, cook, and the correspondent all respond emotionally and physically different to the stressors that nature provides while stranded at sea.The captain although hurt from the sinking of h ... would have killed him.All four of the characters respond differently to the emotional and physical stressors that nature threw at them while stranded in "The Open Boat". In the end each crew member w ...

(3 pages) 106 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Job stress can be defined as the harmful physical and emotional responses that occur when the requirements of the job do not match the capabilities, resources, or needs of the worker.

ext, the outcomes of stress will be discussed, followed by an examination of the classifications of stressors. The remainder of the discussion will be focused on the aspects of organizational communic ... urces of Occupational Stress 4 Stress Outcomes 5 Classifications of Occupationally Related Stress 6 Stressors and Organizational Communication 6 Job "Burn-Out" 8 Recommendations for Stress Management ...

(8 pages) 682 5 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

What is stress?

e of speed, you will (or should!) experience acute stress. It is when you experience so many common stressors, such as heavy traffic, noise, money worries, illnesses, relationship problems, rising cri ... mal. Once you've handled the situation, the stress goes away and you heal from the episode. But, if stressors accumulate over time, eventually the body becomes inefficient at handling even the least a ...

(2 pages) 205 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

All of the characters in "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams have their own methods of escape. Explain.

Sometimes the world can really wear you down. The stressors of the real world can sometimes erode even the most dedicated person. Sometime the only op ...

(4 pages) 108 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

To what extent does research support a link between stress and the immune system?

me (GAS) was carried out by Selye who put rats under enormous stress to assess their responses. The stressors they were exposed to were bacterial infection, toxins, physical restraint and extreme heat ... account of the effects of human cognitive factors in coping. It also implies a passive response to stressors, despite evidence that people react differently to the same stressor and the reaction depe ...

(3 pages) 73 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Stress at work place and how to manage it

age the stress felt by employees, management must examine the concept of stress entirely. Potential stressors in the work environment must be identified, the role individual differences play in stress ... idual (2). In order to manage stress levels in the workplace, it is necessary to identify potential stressors, both job related and work-nonwork related. Workplace stressors fall into several categori ...

(6 pages) 261 0 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Social Reajustment Rating Scale

has indicated that there are some features to events which make them more likely to be perceived as stressors.These are LACK of CONTROL UNPREDICTABILITY ...

(4 pages) 39 0 2.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Psychoanalytic Theory: My perspective on Freudian Theory

trations" (displacement). Defense mechanisms, when used in a therapeutic way, help to deal with our stressors and problems.What I really think is most beneficial to this theory is that it has been exp ...

(3 pages) 195 0 3.9 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Learning Team A Wellness Strategy CJA470: Managing Criminal Justice Personnel June 8, 2005

es what actions we should take to improve our well-being? 1. Learning Team A's major stressors had to do with job related issues more than anything else. Warren is worried about finding ...

(4 pages) 56 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Interactive Simulation: Cartwright-Porter Airport.

er, I am responsible for the amicable resolution of this and other issues.Recognizing the different stressors within the organization and providing guidance for recommendations or solutions. I have ex ... with stress before it becomes a major issue, so a budget has been allocated to address the various stressors around the organization and implementing solutions. This budget includes funding for both ...

(2 pages) 271 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Diet: Another Four Letter Word.

s and constant change my lifestyle is worse in comparison to a civilian in the same occupation. The stressors of my profession and those inherent in my career field make maintaining a healthy style di ... any of these disorders will remedy themselves after I retire leaving behind the physical and mental stressors of the military.While my diet is not the healthiest, I do not think that it predisposes me ...

(4 pages) 95 1 2.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Contemporary Challenges in Policing

consequences of bad police management. This isn't just an issue of who gets promoted or the unique stressors at each rank. It's more of a problem with the shape of the "organizational pyramid"; a hie ...

(2 pages) 89 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Stress Less: Weathering the Workplace Storm - A presentation on Stress in the workplace

as gathered from books written by respected researchers in the field. Also to better understand the stressors that effect local people here in Michigan, a survey was distributed here at Macomb Communi ... was the man who actually coined the term stress. And did extensive research on humans' response to stressors. His theory on the psychological effects of tension is called the General Adaptation Syndr ...

(5 pages) 101 2 3.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cartwright Interactive Simulation

er, I am responsible for the amicable resolution of this and other issues.Recognizing the different stressors within the organization and providing guidance for recommendations or solutions. I have ex ... with stress before it becomes a major issue, so a budget has been allocated to address the various stressors around the organization and implementing solutions. This budget includes funding for both ...

(2 pages) 314 0 4.7 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Endocrine System and the Female Cycle

blood balance of nutrients, electrolytes and water; and the immobilization of body defenses against stressors (things that cause wear and tear on the body's physical and mental resources). It is made ...

(3 pages) 68 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Personal Inequality

hared by a woman we'll call Susan, as well as my own personal encounter. By addressing the origins, stressors, and other processes involved with inequality, we can better understand the needed interve ... r of not being accepted as a human being, not to mention the anger and frustration are a few of the stressors that Susan experienced. Although she eventually did find a teaching job, Susan explained h ...

(5 pages) 60 1 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Describe what are the main sources of stress at work are in general? Do any of these apply to you as a student? If so, what could you do to alleviate it?

o cope with it to the maximum. (Fincham, R. and Rhodes, P. 2005) Cavanaugh et al. (2000) found that stressors can be divided into three categories: challenge, hindrance, and others (ones that does not ... fit in any of the previous two). They conducted a research, which showed that the challenge related stressors increase ones job satisfaction while hindrance stressors decrease job satisfaction while i ...

(7 pages) 84 1 4.3 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Stress Reduction

rian, lassiez-fair, or crisis-centered managerial style are potentially stressful. Other work place stressors can include poorly organized shift work, sudden changes, poor working relationships or com ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Physiological Psychology: Selye's G.A.S

long term stress, The research was based on various experiments tested on lab animals, mainly rats. Stressors, he argued all produced much the same reaction, at least the same general bodily response, ... the General Adaption Syndrome refers to his belief there is the same general bodily response to all stressors. "˜Adaption' refers to his view that the stress response enables organisms to adapt t ...

(6 pages) 55 0 1.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology