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

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