stressor

  

Definitions (2)

1.Physical, psychological, or social force that puts real or perceived demands on the body, emotions, mind, or spirit of an individual.
2.Biological, chemical, or physical factor that can cause temporary or permanent harm to an ecosystem, environment, or organism.

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  • Keith looked very agitated before the game, so I took him in the back top identify what kind of stressor he was experiencing.

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  • Sometimes you may hit a point where there are many stressors going on at the work place and you just need to keep a cool head.

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  • We must identify and address the stressor immediately as it would undermine our efforts to grow and succeed as planned.

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