Stress (psychological stress or strain) is a mental strain or tension that results from your body’s response to very demanding, adverse, or traumatic circumstances, also known as stressors. And having stress (body’s response) is the same as being ‘stressed.’ So when you are stressed, your body thinks it is under attack and therefore triggers the fight or flight response. In other words, stress (a physical response) is induced by a stressor (a stimulus). So a stressor (stimulus) will cause you to be stressed, or have stress (response).
You particularly experience stress when the stressor overwhelms your ability to cope with it. At this point, the stress is distress, and you start to experience multiple symptoms which signals that you are overwhelmed and can’t cope: irritability, fatigue, poor concentration, poor appetite, disrupted sleep, muscle tension, headache, depression, or anxiety.
So as you can see, if you continue to endure chronic stressors and you continue to be in distress, this can then lead to the development of an anxiety disorder and/or depression, as the distress symptoms have similar symptoms to that of anxiety and depression.
But distress is contrasted to eustress, which is a good kind of stress. We all experience eustress, such as getting a job promotion, getting married, learning to drive a car, and so on. Eustress is positive as it helps to enhance our lives and makes us more accomplished and productive. But eustress only helps to a point, and when you go over that point, it can turn to distress, a quite negative experience.
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