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Recognising stress in yourself and others
  1. Charlotte Dale

    Charlotte Dale is a qualified nurse and health visitor who has worked in the field of health promotion for 12 years. She is married to a veterinary surgeon.


STRESS was, originally, solely an engineering concept relating to pressure but it has been transferred into everyday use to describe a kind of interaction between a person and their circumstances. In the last issue of [i]In Practice[/i] (March 1997, p 159), the definition of stress was explored. This article looks at some of the overt symptoms of stress.

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