Introduction

This unit outlines the impact stress has on the body and what can be done to prevent this. It is supported by scientific research and illustrative examples.

Aims and outcomes

  • Learn about the impact of stress on the body.
  • Learn how stress hormones effect long-term physical health.
  • Identify preventive measures and ways of lowering stress.

In this unit, we look at the key stressors within the teaching profession, how it relates to your own experiences and how to identify and reduce stress in those areas.

Unit content

Unit 3: Stress and the body
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