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What causes stress and anxietyWWhat causes stress and anxietyWhat causes stress and anxietyEnglishOncologyPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)NANANAPre-teen (9-12 years) Teen (13-15 years) Late Teen (16-18 years)NA2019-09-03T04:00:00Z6.2000000000000073.3000000000000313.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Sometimes people know what causes their anxiety and sometimes they don’t. The things that may lead to stress are called 'stressors'. </p>
Qu'est-ce qui cause le stress et l'anxiété?QQu'est-ce qui cause le stress et l'anxiété?What causes stress and anxietyFrenchOncologyPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)NANANAPre-teen (9-12 years) Teen (13-15 years) Late Teen (16-18 years)NA2019-09-03T04:00:00Z000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Les gens savent parfois ce qui cause leur anxiété et parfois ils ne le savent pas. Les choses qui peuvent causer du stress sont appelées des « stresseurs ».</p>

 

 

 

 

What causes stress and anxiety3526.00000000000What causes stress and anxietyWhat causes stress and anxietyWEnglishOncologyPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)NANANAPre-teen (9-12 years) Teen (13-15 years) Late Teen (16-18 years)NA2019-09-03T04:00:00Z6.2000000000000073.3000000000000313.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Sometimes people know what causes their anxiety and sometimes they don’t. The things that may lead to stress are called 'stressors'. </p><h2>Common stressors</h2><p>Stressors are things that happen in your life that cause <a href="/Article?contentid=3525&language=English">stress or anxiety</a>. We usually think of stressors as being harmful. Anything that forces you to adjust or change can be a stressor. Certain thoughts and emotions can also act as stressors. For example, if you are awake at night worrying about how people at school will react when they see your changed appearance, you might feel stressed and anxious.</p><p>Common stressors for teens with cancer can include: </p><ul><li>having a major test such as an MRI </li><li>losing your hair or seeing other changes in your appearance </li><li>starting a new round of treatment </li><li>getting an infection</li></ul><p>Stress can also be caused by non-medical things, including: </p><ul><li>missing a friend’s party </li><li>not being able to spend as much time with your friends as you would like </li><li>missing school or events</li><li>breaking up with a boyfriend or girlfriend</li><li>not having enough privacy at home or in the hospital</li><li>having a bad night’s sleep </li><li>fighting with a friend or sibling</li></ul><p>Feeling like you’re missing out on having a social life can be a major source of stress.</p><p>On their own, each of these situations might be manageable, but when you experience them together, they can add up and become overwhelming! </p><h2>Stressors can change</h2><p>Stressors can also change over time. Something that is stressful one day might not be stressful on another. </p><p>There are certain times when it is common for people with cancer to feel a high level of stress, including:</p><ul><li>when you’re first diagnosed</li><li>when you’re receiving treatment</li><li>when treatment ends</li><li>when you re-enter your social circle and go back to school or work as a 'cancer survivor'</li><li>if you hear that the cancer has returned</li></ul><p>What things have caused you stress or anxiety? </p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/What_causes_stress_and_anxiety.jpg