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

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