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IAP VISION 2007

IAP VISION 2007

STRESS IN ADOLESCENTS AND ITS MANAGEMENT
ADOLESCENT FRIENDLY SCHOOL INITIATIVE
ADOLESCENT FRIENDLY SCHOOL INITIATIVE

Adolescent Friendly School Initiative

IAP VISION 2007

What do you understand by Stress?
ADOLESCENT FRIENDLY SCHOOL INITIATIVE

• The way our body and mind react to life changes

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Adolescents and stress ?
• Teens are under more stress • Since adolescence is a period of significant changes ADOLESCENT FRIENDLY SCHOOL INITIATIVE

• • • •

physical, emotional, social, and academic changes

many than at any other time of life.
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Where does stress come from ?
Stress can come from Inside – Body image – Not happy with the way you look – self-conscious feel everyone is staring at you ADOLESCENT FRIENDLY SCHOOL INITIATIVE

Stress can come from Outside i.e. surroundings, environment
– – – – – Family …….. School …. Friends /Peers … Society …. Others ……

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Stresses physical
– Prolonged school hours – Over-packed class rooms – Transport – Pollution air, noise – Overcrowding road – Poor ventilation – Bad furniture Adolescent Friendly School Initiative

ADOLESCENT FRIENDLY SCHOOL INITIATIVE

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Stresses psychological
– – – –
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– – – –

Bullies, Changing schools, Conflicts with teacher, Forced competitiveness, Falling grades, Have to present in class Learning disorders, Special recognition

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Stress psychosocial
• Relationships

• Peers –
– You want to spend time with peers but without parental supervision ADOLESCENT FRIENDLY SCHOOL INITIATIVE

– Their opinions more important than that of parents

• Conflicts with parents, friends • Media internet

• Secret lives ……
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How do we react to stress?
• Reaction
– FFF (Fight – Flight – Freeze)

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ULTIMATELY how each person reacts will decide how STRESS will affect YOU

This means that whether we get “stressed out or not” depends mainly on US Adolescent Friendly School Initiative

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Signs and Symptoms of Stress
Frequent headaches, jaw clenching or pain Gritting, grinding teeth Stuttering or stammering Tremors, trembling of lips, hands Neck ache, back pain, muscle spasms Light headedness, faintness, dizziness Ringing, buzzing or "popping sounds Frequent blushing, sweating Cold or sweaty hands, feet Dry mouth, problems swallowing Frequent colds, infections, herpes sores Rashes, itching, hives, "goose bumps" Unexplained or frequent "allergy" attacks Heartburn, stomach pain, nausea Excess belching, flatulence Constipation, diarrhea Difficulty breathing, sighing Sudden attacks of panic Chest pain, palpitations, Frequent urination Poor sexual desire or performance Excess anxiety, worry, guilt, nervousness Increased anger, frustration, hostility Depression, frequent or wild mood swings Increased or decreased appetite Increased anger, frustration, hostility Increased or decreased appetite Insomnia, nightmares, disturbing dreams Difficulty concentrating, racing thoughts Trouble learning new information Forgetfulness, disorganization, confusion Difficulty in making decisions. Feeling overloaded or overwhelmed. Frequent crying spells or suicidal thoughts Feelings of loneliness or worthlessness Little interest in appearance, punctuality Nervous habits, fidgeting, feet tapping Increased frustration, irritability, edginess Overreaction to petty annoyances Increased number of minor accidents Obsessive or compulsive behavior Reduced work efficiency or productivity Lies or excuses to cover up poor work Rapid or mumbled speech Excessive defensiveness or suspiciousness Problems in communication, sharing...
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