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Positive evaluation of Holmes and Rahe?
A type of social support
Most recently evolved part of the brain that distinguishes humans from other animals, it contains the highest cognitive functions.
Stressors studied under lab experiences, such as public speaking. They normally last between 5 and 100 minutes.
Where does ACTH travel to in HPAC?
Where you have to balance the demands of home and work
Marmot followed up participants of the Whitehall II study after how many years?
What does PMR stand for?
Looked at studies reviewing effects of social support
What did rats that were injected daily develop?
The GAS stage where HPAC and SAM are high but you can't deal with stress (eg. chronic), so you start to get ill.
Did experiments with rats to investigate stress
Positive methodological issue of Rosenman's study?
Long Lasting Stressors, eg. coping with disability.
Do we tend to use coping methods together or separately?
Negative evaluation of benzos
A characteristic of Type A Behaviour
Negative evaluation of PMR and meditation?
Stage 1 of Hardiness Training
Method of stress management Kobasa came up with
Planning a revision schedule and improving coping resources is an example of which approach towards stress?
Physical exercise reduces spare glucose created by...
Ethical issue of Marmot's study (one word)
An avoidant style method of the COPE scale
Low demand and high control makes a...
Got people to evaluate their stress level, then exposed them to the common cold virus.
The branch of the ANS where you are not stressed
Did a longitudinal study on participants with chronic stress
Positive evaluation of Biofeedback?
The tiny gap separating the presynaptic terminal of one neuron to the postsynaptic terminal.
Where in particular is meditation useful?
Did studies on hardiness?
Phobias and relationship to person who is ill or has died affects the amount of stress is a negative evaluation of which view?
Who proposed PMR?
Something a company may do to reduce workplace stress.
What is a factor that definitely affects what coping method towards stress we use?
Drugs used for stress management
Denial of the severity of an illness and becoming angry is an example of which approach towards stress?
What do beta blockers reduce activation of?
'It exposed participants who already need to be in good physical health to illness and did not show a cause and effect' is an evaluation of whose experiment?
Positive evaluation of beta blockers
Positive evaluation of the GAS?
What ends up 'creating' energy to use? HPAC or SAM?
A basic element to hardiness?
Part of the body's immune system; a rapid response in which cells absorb invading pathogens.
Activates the hypothalamus in the HPAC and SAM steps.
Librium is an example of a benzo. Give another example. (1)
A list based on how stressful life changes are
Does physical exercise lower stress and help mood?
Nervous system made up of the brain and spinal cord.
Did research with the SRRS and US Navy Soldiers?
What does GABA do?
Bundles of neuronal processes travelling around the body, radiated from the spinal cord.
Involves the secretion of antibodies from lymphocytes that recognise and destroy pathogens
Uchino et al found that increased social support led to less blood pressure and better immune function
Cells that make up the nervous system; 15-100 billion of these in the brain.
Method of stress management where you are wired to a machine
What does NK stand for?
Cause of stress in the workplace
What can be used to help with meditation?
Part of the neuron; short processes connecting to the cell body.
What is a factor that may affect what coping method we use?
Looked at US hospital patients and made a list based on the changes in their lives of the last 6 months
Also known as the axon terminal.
Part of the transactional model of stress: the person appraises their ability to cope with the situation.
Negative Methodological Issue of Marmot's study
Specific Immunity Cells
Positive evaluation of PMR and meditation?
Devised SIT (not the social impact theory!)
What percentage of heart attacks in Rosenman's study were suffered by Type A people?
The branch of the ANS where you are stressed
Stage 2 of Hardiness Training
Positive Methodological Issue of Marmot's study
Negative methodological issue of Rosenman's study
In HPAC, the liver releases this into the blood, resulting in a huge energy boost.
What neurotransmitter do benzos inhibit production of?
Invading organisms
Part of the brain that is of most interest to psychologists.
Negative evaluation of physical exercise
Negative evaluation of beta blockers
Theory of stress with evidence by Selye?
Was Rosenman's study very ethical? (tip, participants were volunteers, gave informed consent, and were debriefed)
What type of social support helps because it gives self esteem and a sense of identity?
Beta blockers reduce increases in heart rate and blood pressue. TRUE/FALSE?
Kobasa's questionnaires on male workers found that people who were hardy reported MORE/LESS stress symptoms
'It is culturally and gender specific, does not show a cause and effect, and may have caused distress in participants' describes what experiment?
Involves a variety of lymphocytes that destroy pathogens such as viruses and bacteria.
The results of Cohen's study found that if you feel more stressed, you are MORE/LESS likely to get the cold virus?
Division of the body's immune system based on lymphocytes that learn to recognise and destroy pathogens.
What mode is the body in when HPAC and SAM have been activated?
Part of the neuron; elongated processes running from the cell body.
Part of the transactional model of stress: the person assesses the situation to identify potential threats and demands.
Spinal nerves make up this nervous system.
What puts the body in a state to utilise energy? HPAC or SAM?
What type of social support is being lent money?
Found evidence to suggest Type A behaviour has no link to a vulnerability to stress
Did natural experiment on 75 medical students, testing blood for NK activity before and during exams.
Nervous system that controls automatic responses, eg. homeostasis
Outside factors, eg. smoking, accounted for how much of a difference between grades of workers in the Whitehall 1 study?
The sense of control you have over your work and how it is organised
Stage 3 of Hardiness Training
What is the collective name for cortisol and cortisone? (Part of HPAC)
View of stress that says stress depends on the person's perception of the world.
The principle that states that enough neurotransmitters need to be released from pre to postsynaptic terminal for the nerve impulse to be successfully transmitted.
In Marmot's study, what was the factor felt most important that affected the fact that lower grade workers had 1.5 times the problems than higher grade workers?
Model of stress that gives explanation for individual differences
Companies may use these to test stress in their employees
Positive evaluation of psychological methods of stress management
Positive evaluation of benzos
Positive issue of Kobasa?
Negative methodological issue on Kobasa's study
An approach style method of the COPE scale
Everyday stressors that have limited duration, eg. students taking exams.
Pulses of electrical activity whch start in the dendrites of the neuron and travel across the cell body, then along the axon.
Analysed data of over 7000 participants in the Whitehall II study
Study that found that workers in lower grade jobs were twice as likely to develop illness (eg. heart conditions) than workers in higher grade jobs
In SAM, the adrenal medulla releases hormones such as...
Negative evaluation of biofeedback?
Grass pokemon that attempts to eat anything that moves near it. If this happens to be too large, it uses razor sharp leaves to cut its meal into pieces. Evolves from Bellsprout
The model Selye created?
Chemicals released into the synapse that enable nerve impulses to pass from terminals.
Positive evaluation of physical exercise
The GAS stage where you become aware of a stressor and your body starts to produce a response
Help to identify pathogens and destroy them
Stage 1 of the SIT
Also known as white blood cells
Releases ACTH - the first stage of HPAC.
Stage 3 of the SIT
Negative evaluation of the GAS?
Correlation of high SRRS scores and illness in Rahe's experiment?
Studied 3454 middle aged men using questionnaires to categorise them into Type A or Type B personalities.
Anagram of 'Pee in well, B'
High demand and low control makes a...
How does PMR help manage stress?
The GAS stage where HPAC and SAM levels are high and you either get over the stress, or move on to Stage 3.
What do beta blockers act directly on?
Negative evaluation of psychological methods of dealing with stress
How is biofeedback like stress innoculation training and hardiness traning
View saying that any stimulus producing the stress response is a stressor
Negative evaluation of Holmes and Rahe?
Made a model of the relationship between workload and control
Stage 2 of the SIT
The branch of the ANS activated by the hypothalamus in SAM

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