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

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