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social stress

Psychology Threatened psychosocial stress which may be acute–eg, forgetting important event, or chronic–eg, chronic alcoholism

social

pertaining to living in a community.

social behavior
behavior of an animal to others in its social group of herd, flock, neighbors. See also social behavior.
social benefits
the benefits to a community that cannot be measured by material values, better social justice, freedom from fear, improvement in educational facilities. The fundamental parameter in a cost-benefit analysis.
social costs
the costs incurred by society as a whole rather than by individuals. Used in the estimation of benefit-cost analysis.
social distance
average distance between animals in a community. An expression of the concentration of the animals in the environment.
social dominance heirarchy
social order.
social order
the ranking in which a group of animals establishes itself with the most dominant one in the number one position and the most retiring one in the last position. The order is maintained unless new animals are introduced.
social organization
an aggregation of individual animals into an integrated group based on the interdependence of the animals and their responses to each other.
social stress
thought to be a common cause of illness in domestic pets and to a less extent in pigs, e.g. in esophagogastric ulcer.

Patient discussion about social stress

Q. I am on Wellbutrin for my ADHD and I was very stressed because of losing my social seating’s and friends. I am on Wellbutrin for my ADHD and I was very stressed because of losing my social seating’s and friends by the fact that I am ADHD and just to show that I am well and I have nothing as such I stopped on the my meds to show off my side effect and then staged a party and some friends remained with me those who came from long distance after the party and almost for a week I lost on my meds…..and it turned opposite that I I started having serious vomiting seizures and I lost my self and was brought back to normal once I was again put back to meds….it’s something like boomerang happened I left medicine to reduce on my side effect and soon the left meds came with same side effects…how come this happen?…though I learned good that my friends were helpful….and it was me who took them wrong and they all blamed this to my ADHD and not me….

A. HELLO--I WOULD LIKE TO THINK THAT I HAVE SOME WHAT OF I SOCIAL SEATING MYSELF,BECAUSE OF THE WORK I DID,AND THE FACT THAT I HAVE LETTERS AFTER MY NAME-BUT- I MOST TELL YOU I HAVER PLAYED IN TO THAT KIND OF THING,I DO WHAT I DO BECAUSE I LIKE TO HELP PEOPLE,NOT TO IMPRESS OTHER PEOPLE...I DONT KNOW WHAT YOUR WORLD IS LIKE..BUT I CAN TELL YOU THAT YOU DID THE WRONG THING...FIRST OF ALL NEVER PUT YOURSELF AT RISE TO IMPRESS OTHER PEOPLE...STOPPING YOUR MEDS WAS NOT SMART AT ALL...YOU COULD HAVE DIED?....PUT YOUR HEALTH FIRST...THERE ARE SIDE EFFECTS TO ALL DRUGS..YOU CANT GET AROUND THAT.....I HAVE TO SAY THIS ALSO--SOCIAL STATUS,MONEY,DRUGS,ALCOHOL..WILL ALWAYS GET YOU FRIENDS...BUT ARE THEY YOUR REAL FRIENDS?......A FRIEND DOESNT LEAVE YOUR SIDE..TALK ABOUT YOU BEHIND YOUR BACK-PLUS-THEY DONT LEAVE WHEN THE GOING GETS BAD...A REAL FRIEND IS THERE WHEN YOU NEED HIM/HER....GET RID OF THESE SO CALLED FRIENDS AND FORGET ABOUT THIS SOCIAL STATUS THING....STOP TRYING TO IMPRESS OTHER PEOPLE..

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The results of the items on social stress are presented in Table 3.
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He imagined her being back home with no further courage to go on with the case against her husband, ready only for another circle of extreme social stress, another day of severe financial constraints and, most tragically, another turn of powerful blows to her soul and body.