Checklist for symptoms of stress

Filed in Blog - psychology by on March 13, 2017

 

SYMPTOMS OF STRESS

 

Name ………………………………

Date…………………………………

 

PHYSICAL

 

Appetite change

Headache

Fatigue

Insomnia

Muscle aches

Restlessness

Digestive upsets

Pounding heart

Accident prone

Teeth grinding

Clenching jaw

Restlessness

Foot tapping

Finger drumming

Increased alcohol, drug, tobacco use

 

EMOTIONAL

 

Anxiety

Frustration

The ‘blues’

Worrying

Mood swings

Bad temper

Nightmares

Irritability

Crying spells

Depression

Little joy

Nervous laugh

“No one cares”

Easily discouraged

MENTAL

 

Forgetfulness

Dull sense

Poor concentration

Low productivity

Lethargy

Confusion

Negative attitude

Whirling mind

No new ideas

Boredom

Spacing out

Negative self-talk

 

 

RELATIONAL

 

Isolation

Intolerance

Resentment

Loneliness

Lashing out

Hiding

Using people

Clamming up

Lowered sex drive

Nagging distrust

Fewer contact with friends

Lack of intimacy

 

 

SPIRITUAL

 

Emptiness

Loss of meaning

Doubt

Unforgiving

Martyrdom

Looking for magic

Loss of direction

Cynicism

Apathy

Needing to “prove” self