Essay about Stress topic outline

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INFORMATIVE SPEECH OUTLINE Hunter Schauer Due: April 12, 2013
Informative Outline Topic: Stress General Purpose: To Inform Specific Purpose: To inform my audience different types of stress and the different ways people cope with it. Thesis: From work stress to the stress of grieving there are different types of stress and different ways to cope with it. I. Introduction : Have you ever wanted to pull your hair out or just yell at someone because you have a lot of pressure on you? This is called stress.

A. Reason to Listen: Stress can be a serious problem for people, it can even be deadly. B. Thesis Statement: From the disaster to the movie, the sinking of the Titanic remains one of
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Major positive life changes are stressful because they are changes of the the unknown, but this stress is positive because forces someone out of their comfort zone a great example of this is moving to a new town.

2. Negative stress is when someone is put in a situation that puts them under a lot of pressure and they begin begin to doubt their own abilities to meet the challenge to thrive.

a. Examples of negative stress include but are not limited to: someone taking a test that they didn’t study for. Weight issues such as obesity or anorexia and stress from insomnia ( which is particularly bad because stress from insomnia can cause more insomnia which is a vicious cycle. c. According to the book Stress and Coping written in by Dr.Yochi Cohen-Charash, a Professor at Baruch College. Distress can be caused by too much negative stress.

d. Side effects of too much negative stress include. Headache, stomach ache, diarrhea, irregular periods in women, irritability, over and under eating, and depression.

Transition: However the effects of stress can be different for each gender. 2. Gender is a big factor on how stress affects someone. 1. According to the book Gender & Stress written by Rosalind Barnett in 1987. Stress releases a different bundles of hormones most notably cortisol, adrenaline and oxytocin. a. Adrenalin raises blood pressure and cortisol

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