Definition of stress-related in English:


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  • (Especially of a medical problem) associated with or caused by stress or mental fatigue: last year, more than 13 million working days were lost to stress-related illnesses
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    • He possessed prodigious energy and drive, yet was prone to stress-related illnesses and collapses.
    • Symptoms of bullying can cause a loss of self-esteem and confidence, and may result in stress-related illnesses, say researchers.
    • Poor housing, underemployment, fear of deportation, and drastic changes can induce stress-related ailments such as ulcers and high blood pressure.

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