stress is a psychological and physiological response to a perceived challenge or threat. stress can be positive or negative, depending on how a person appraises and copes with the situation. Positive stress can motivate and energize a person, while negative stress can impair their functioning and well-being. Some common sources of stress are work, relationships, health problems, and life changes. Some common symptoms of stress are anxiety, irritability, fatigue, insomnia, and headaches.

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