Mental Stress Symptoms

Signals your brain is giving you that you are stressed.

30%

Percent of people in the U.S. who say they are "always" or "often" under stress at work

FORGETFULNESS

Anything that makes it harder to concentrate and lock in new information and skills can lead to memory problems. Stress, depression, and anxiety fit the bill.

INDECISION

People who tend to be anxious often experience exaggerated fear or apprehension, and the dampening effects of other areas of the brain tend to be less active. This can lead to paralyzing indecision as fear and anxiety overwhelm the ability to weigh options and tolerate uncertainty about how the situation will ultimately turn out.

LACK OF CONCENTRATION

Emotional stress can cause concentration problems in most people.

NIGHTMARES

Stress, anxiety and depression can cause adult nightmares. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) also commonly causes people to experience chronic, recurrent nightmares.

PANIC ATTACKS

Severe stress, such as the death of a loved one, divorce, or job loss can also trigger a panic attack.

PARANOIA

Paranoia involves intense anxious or fearful feelings and thoughts often related to persecution, threat, or conspiracy. Stress, anxiety, depression, and major life changes can cause this.

PESSIMISTIC

Long term stress is linked to pessimistic personality traits.

POOR JUDGEMENT

Trying to make a big decision while you're also preparing for a scary presentation? You might want to hold off on that. Feeling stressed changes how people weigh risk and reward.

RACING THOUGHTS

Can't seem to turn your mind off? Stress is usually the culprit.

TROUBLE LEARNING

Stress affects the way you pay attention, stay on task, and are able to move from one activity to another.

WORRYING

Excessive worry or ongoing fear or anxiety is harmful when it becomes so irrational that you can’t focus on reality or think clearly. People with high anxiety have difficulty shaking their worries. When that happens, they may experience actual physical symptoms.

31%

Percent of employed adults in the U.S. who say they have difficulty managing work and family responsibilities.

More Signs You Are Stressed

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PHYSICAL STRESS SYMPTOMS

Signals your body is giving you that you are stressed.

EMOTIONAL STRESS SYMPTOMS

Signals your emotions are giving you that you are stressed.

BEHAVIORAL STRESS SYMPTOMS

Changes in your behavior that signal you are stressed.

35%

Percent of people in U.S. who cited jobs interfering with their family or personal time as a significant source of stress.

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