Stress Essay

For your “Complete” assignment, you are to write a COMPREHENSIVE APA analysis paper including knowledge you gained from the Read and Attend throughout the course (including Unit 5) to address the questions and statements below. A minimum of three scholarly sources are required, and all sources should be cited and referenced in APA format.  Do not self-plagiarize from the previous weeks.

For support formatting the APA analysis paper, refer to the APA Template under the Resource tab or contact the CPS Librarians. Please refer to the grading rubric for guidance. Upon completion, papers should be posted to the Unit Five Dropbox for grading.

  • Describe the key differences between acute and chronic stress.
  • Identify and describe one of the five dimensions of health. Illustrate the impact of stress along that dimension with specific examples.
  • Explain the three stages of the general adaptation syndrome.
  • What are the three questions that we can ask ourselves when we find ourselves becoming tense. How does each question help diffuse the stress response?
  • Describe three effective stress-reduction strategies and how they help reduce stress.