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What is Stress?

What is Stress?

Stress is any situation that results in a reaction of the body called the stress response. The stress response is how the body ...more »

  • Stress: Emotional stress (sometimes refers to physical stress).
  • Stress: (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense; "he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension"; "stress is a vasoconstrictor".
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Stress: Introduction

Types of Stress:

Types of Stress:

Broader types of Stress:

How serious is Stress?

Complications of Stress: see complications of Stress

What causes Stress?

Causes of Stress: see causes of Stress
Risk factors for Stress: see risk factors for Stress

What are the symptoms of Stress?

Symptoms of Stress: see symptoms of Stress

Complications of Stress: see complications of Stress

Stress: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Stress.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Stress.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Stress: see treatments for Stress
Alternative treatments for Stress: see alternative treatments for Stress
Research for Stress: see research for Stress

Society issues for Stress


Hospitalization statistics for Stress: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Stress:

  • Neurotic, stress-related and somatoform disorders resulted in 49,415 hospitalisations in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW Hospital Morbidity Database 2001-02, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Neurotic, stress-related and somatoform disorders accounted for 210,115 patient days inhospitals in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW Hospital Morbidity Database 2001-02, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 0.05% (6,290) of hospital consultant episodes were for reaction to severe stress and adjustment disorders in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 95% of hospital consultant episodes for reaction to severe stress and adjustment disorders required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 50% of hospital consultant episodes for reaction to severe stress and adjustment disorders were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Stress:

Organs and body systems related to Stress include:

Name and Aliases of Stress

Main name of condition: Stress

Other names or spellings for Stress:

general stress, Tension

Tension, Tenseness
Source - WordNet 2.1

Stress: Related Conditions

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