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

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