Stress (psychology) I INTRODUCTION Stress (psychology), an unpleasant state of emotional and physiological arousal that people experience in situations that they perceive as dangerous or threatening to their well-being.The word stress means different things to different people.
II SOURCES OF STRESS The circumstances that cause stress are called stressors. For example, the responsibility of caring for a sick parent may be an ongoing source...
You will also use the literature review to justify the value of doing research on your topic by showing what is already known, what is not yet known, and how it is relevant.
Your literature review should not simply be descriptive but should also provide a critical analysis of the body of work, and demonstrate that you understand how it fits together as a whole and how your own research fits with previous studies.
Often people experience stress because of problems at work or in social relationships, such as a poor evaluation by a supervisor or an argument with a friend.
Some people may be particularly vulnerable to stress in situations involving the threat of failure or personal humiliation.
Some people define stress as events or situations that cause them to feel tension, pressure, or negative emotions such as anxiety and anger.
Others view stress as the response to these situations.
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