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Updated 19 April 2013

What types of stress exist?

Have you ever wondered whether there were different types of stress? Well there are. Stress is classified according to three types.

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Have you ever wondered whether there were different types of stress? Well there are. Stress is classified according to three types:

The mild, brief type:

  • missing the bus
  • breaking hard to prevent an accident
  • presenting a business proposal
  • losing your movie tickets

The moderate type:

  • working late once in a while to meet a deadline
  • preparing for a wedding
  • temporary absence of a partner or child

The severe, chronic, long term type:

  • divorce
  • moving house or relocating to another country
  • death of a child or spouse
  • a constant feeling of fear for the lives of loved ones
  • financial difficulties

- (Health24)

 
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