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

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