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

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