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Stress Dictionary

Stress Dictionary

As time goes on this section will be expanding with useful information about words and phrases that you might hear and not fully understand.

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Antidepressants
Type of medication which can be prescribed by doctors for treating depression.
Medication
Some doctors may prescribe drugs to treat some of the physical and mental symptoms of stress.
Mental Symptoms
An abnormal state of mind or behaviour that indicates that a person could be suffering from stress. For example frequent crying.
Paxil
Trade name for Paroxetine, a prescription medication used for the treatment of anxiety and depression.
Physical Symptoms
An abnormal functioning of the body that indicates that a person could be suffering from stress. For example, Physical symptoms of stress can include difficulty breathing or problems sleeping.
Trigger
Something that causes a certain symptom to occur in a person who is stressed. For example, missing the train can trigger an anxiety attack in someone who is predisposed to stress.
Xanax
Trade name for Alprazolam, a prescription medication used for the treatment of anxiety.
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