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

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