Stress is a psychological response to stimuli and events that can overwhelm the natural defensive mechanisms that control behavior and develop into physiological problems.

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The American Institute of Stress
Details ways to identify and manage stress effectively.
Anxieti.org
Information about anxiety and panic attacks. Includes product reviews.
Bupa: Stress
Factsheet with information on this condition, the symptoms, different types, causes and treatment.
Crying Shame
Special investigation by Hazards magazine about stress in the workplace and how some people become so distressed that they opt for suicide.
Drop Dead
Article by Hazards editor Rory O'Neill on how coping with excessive workloads can have lethal consequences. [PDF]
eMedicine Health Stress
Overview of stress and its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Family Stress Relief Guide
Gives advice and relaxation techniques for babies, toddlers, teens and parents.
Holistic Stress Relief for Mom
Aims to help mothers and their families become sane again. Includes information about stress, its causes and effects, self-massage, meditation, yoga and aromatherapy and invites mothers to recount their own experiences.
HSE: Work Related Stress
Provides information on best practice and the responsibilities of different staff members in the workplace to reduce stress levels and comply with the law.
NHS: Stress, anxiety and depression
Provides an overview, symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatments, complications and prevention.
Psychophysiology of Stress
An article that describes the physical effects of stress by Ernesto (Ernie) A. Randolfi, Ph.D.
Stress
Briefly describes the types, causes, symptoms, management and control of stress.
Stress-Explained.com
Provides articles and advice to help avoid and alleviate stress. Explains how it affects people and their relationships and offers psychological tests.
Why Be Nervous?
Explores nervousness and stress and suggests that there is a link to low blood sugar.
YouCanBeatStress.com
Offers a test, articles, lists of symptoms and causes and suggested treatments.
BBC Science: What is Stress?
Explains the causes and psychology of it. (April 19, 2013)

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