A Study On Stress Level Among First Year Paramedical Students In Bangalore City Urban Area

1Mr. Manjunath G

2Dr. P.Kirubakaran

1Research Scholar, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram,
2Research Supervisor, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram


“Stress is simply reaction to a stimulus that disturbs our mental equilibrium. In other words it’s an omnipresent part of life. Stressful events can trigger the fighter flight.” In psychology stress is a feeling of strain and pressure. Small amount of stress may desire, beneficial, and even healthy. For example posture stress helps improve performance. It also plays a factor in motivation, adaptation and reaction to the environment. Excessive amounts of stress however, may lead to bodily harm. Stress can lead to increase of strokes, heart attacks, ulcers, dwarfism and mental illness such as depression. Stress is the emotional physical strain caused by our response to pressure from the outside world. It is a specific response by the body to a stimulus that disturbs normal functioning. A stressor is an event or any stimulus that cause an individual to experience stress. It’s almost impossible to live without some stress and most of us have some stress. Stress has become a serious concern in present time. Stress is basically any physical circumstantial or emotional change that a person has to adjust to most of the time. According to Harry Gottestold “Stress is any interference, which disturbs the functioning of organisms at any level and produces a situation natural for organism to avoid.”


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