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Signs and Symptoms of Stress: Home

Chart of signs and symptoms of stress.

Signs and Symptoms of Stress

Physical

Emotional

Spiritual

Mental

Relational/Social

appetite changes

anxiety

emptiness

forgetfulness

isolation

headaches

frustration

loss of meaning

dull senses

intolerance

tension

the “blues”

doubt

low productivity

resentment

fatigue/insomnia

mood swings

lack of forgiveness

negative attitude

loneliness

weight change

bad temper

martyrdom

confusion

lashing out

colds

nightmares

desire for magic

lethargy

hiding

muscle aches

crying spells

loss of direction

whirling mind

clamming up

digestive upsets

irritability

cynicism

no new ideas

lowered sex drive

pounding heart

“no one cares”

apathy

boredom

nagging

accident prone

depression

need to “prove” self

spacing out

distrust

teeth grinding

nervous laughter

feeling unloved

negative self-talk

lack of intimacy

rash

worry

unworthy

poor concentration

using people

foot tapping

discouragement

guilt

seeing friends less

finger drumming

little joy

increased alcohol use

increased drug use

increased tobacco use

Source(s)

Information was excerpted from the following:

   Stress & The College Student © ~ National Health Ministries ~ PC(USA) ~ Created 7.2004 / Rev. 2. 2006