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Aim & Learning Outcomes


To familiarise you with the signs and symptoms of stress and how to handle stress effectively in your life.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this section, you will be able to:

  1. Discuss the term Stress

  2. List and describe the sources of stress

  3. Discuss the positive and negative effects of stress

  4. Describe the short and long term effects of stress on people

  5. Describe the Stressor-Response Chain
  6. Practice relaxation techniques to reduce stress response
  7. ​Plan and prepare an informative and interesting 1 hour presentation on Stress Management for the general public using:

           Appropriate learning outcomes

    • A selection of suitable presentation methods

    • A suitable selection of supporting resources and materials

Lesson 1: Sources of Stress, Stress; Positive and Negative Effects, Short and Long Term Effects
Lesson 2: Effects of Stress on the Heart and Behaviour, The Stressor Response Chain, Relaxation Techniques
  1. Printable study notes
  2. Sample lesson plan for your Stress Management presentation
  3. Stress Management min-plan for your participants
  4. PowerPoint slides for your presentation to participants
  5. Exploring Habits - Handout for participants
Lesson Assessment : Take a quick quiz to assess your
knowledge in this section before moving on
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