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

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