Stress and Disorder

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MHF Module: Recognizing Stress, Distress, and Disorder Recognizing Stress, Distress, and Disorder Worksheet Read the the following case studies and determine if they are a form of stress, distress, or disorder. In the spaces provided below, indicate which type of disorder is portrayed in each scenario. Justify each response in 100- 200 words. |Case Study |Stress, Distress, or Disorder | |John, a recent college graduate, has been struggeling to find a job |It appears that John is exhibiting symptoms of level 5 Mental | |for the last 6 months. He was fired from the job he had originally |Disorder. John has had some major…show more content…
| |Paula has recently given birth to a beautiful baby girl. Her husband|Paula seems to be suffering from level 1 to level 2, Mental Stress. In| |has noticed she is having a hard time remembering where she put |this level of mental stress it is normal to have difficulty with | |things and tends to forget what she was just planning on doing. |remembering things. It is also difficult to adapt to change, it often | |Paula and her husbands relationship has also been strained as they |takes a little more time to complete normal task. In Paula’s case her | |are both overwhelmed with having an infant in the house. |symptoms include having a difficult time staying focused. She is also | | |having a hard time remembering where she put things and also she tends| | |to forget what she is supposed to do. Paula’s behavior has been, out | | |of her norm after giving birth to her baby girl. Since the baby has | | |been born both Paula and her husband are having a difficult
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