Yr 12 Stress

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

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