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

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