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Beta blockers reduce increases in heart rate and blood pressue. TRUE/FALSE?
Bundles of neuronal processes travelling around the body, radiated from the spinal cord.
The GAS stage where HPAC and SAM are high but you can't deal with stress (eg. chronic), so you start to get ill.
Negative Methodological Issue of Marmot's study
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
Devised SIT (not the social impact theory!)
A type of social support
Stage 2 of Hardiness Training
What puts the body in a state to utilise energy? HPAC or SAM?
High demand and low control makes a...
Also known as the axon terminal.
Positive evaluation of Holmes and Rahe?
What neurotransmitter do benzos inhibit production of?
What did rats that were injected daily develop?
Something a company may do to reduce workplace stress.
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
The branch of the ANS where you are not stressed
The branch of the ANS where you are stressed
Model of stress that gives explanation for individual differences
Positive evaluation of physical exercise
What mode is the body in when HPAC and SAM have been activated?
Invading organisms
Drugs used for stress management
Part of the transactional model of stress: the person appraises their ability to cope with the situation.
View of stress that says stress depends on the person's perception of the world.
Part of the body's immune system; a rapid response in which cells absorb invading pathogens.
What ends up 'creating' energy to use? HPAC or SAM?
Part of the neuron; elongated processes running from the cell body.
Long Lasting Stressors, eg. coping with disability.
Positive Methodological Issue of Marmot's study
View saying that any stimulus producing the stress response is a stressor
Looked at studies reviewing effects of social support
What does NK stand for?
The tiny gap separating the presynaptic terminal of one neuron to the postsynaptic terminal.
Was Rosenman's study very ethical? (tip, participants were volunteers, gave informed consent, and were debriefed)
Negative evaluation of PMR and meditation?
Did experiments with rats to investigate stress
Positive issue of Kobasa?
Cause of stress in the workplace
Part of the transactional model of stress: the person assesses the situation to identify potential threats and demands.
What does GABA do?
Stage 3 of Hardiness Training
Help to identify pathogens and destroy them
Releases ACTH - the first stage of HPAC.
Negative evaluation of psychological methods of dealing with stress
Analysed data of over 7000 participants in the Whitehall II study
Kobasa's questionnaires on male workers found that people who were hardy reported MORE/LESS stress symptoms
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Also known as white blood cells
'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?
Method of stress management Kobasa came up with
What do beta blockers act directly on?
Negative evaluation of beta blockers
Librium is an example of a benzo. Give another example. (1)
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
Negative evaluation of benzos
Negative methodological issue on Kobasa's study
Looked at US hospital patients and made a list based on the changes in their lives of the last 6 months
Do we tend to use coping methods together or separately?
'It is culturally and gender specific, does not show a cause and effect, and may have caused distress in participants' describes what experiment?
Did a longitudinal study on participants with chronic stress
Involves the secretion of antibodies from lymphocytes that recognise and destroy pathogens
The GAS stage where you become aware of a stressor and your body starts to produce a response
A characteristic of Type A Behaviour
Part of the brain that is of most interest to psychologists.
Activates the hypothalamus in the HPAC and SAM steps.
Pulses of electrical activity whch start in the dendrites of the neuron and travel across the cell body, then along the axon.
How does PMR help manage stress?
Denial of the severity of an illness and becoming angry is an example of which approach towards stress?
Studied 3454 middle aged men using questionnaires to categorise them into Type A or Type B personalities.
Outside factors, eg. smoking, accounted for how much of a difference between grades of workers in the Whitehall 1 study?
Planning a revision schedule and improving coping resources is an example of which approach towards stress?
The GAS stage where HPAC and SAM levels are high and you either get over the stress, or move on to Stage 3.
Does physical exercise lower stress and help mood?
Where does ACTH travel to in HPAC?
Where you have to balance the demands of home and work
Theory of stress with evidence by Selye?
Stage 3 of the SIT
A list based on how stressful life changes are
What type of social support helps because it gives self esteem and a sense of identity?
What is the collective name for cortisol and cortisone? (Part of HPAC)
Stage 1 of Hardiness Training
What percentage of heart attacks in Rosenman's study were suffered by Type A people?
Made a model of the relationship between workload and control
Positive evaluation of psychological methods of stress management
In HPAC, the liver releases this into the blood, resulting in a huge energy boost.
Part of the neuron; short processes connecting to the cell body.
What do beta blockers reduce activation of?
What does PMR stand for?
The sense of control you have over your work and how it is organised
Phobias and relationship to person who is ill or has died affects the amount of stress is a negative evaluation of which view?
Positive evaluation of the GAS?
Positive evaluation of beta blockers
Method of stress management where you are wired to a machine
Most recently evolved part of the brain that distinguishes humans from other animals, it contains the highest cognitive functions.
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Where in particular is meditation useful?
Negative evaluation of physical exercise
An avoidant style method of the COPE scale
Positive evaluation of benzos
In SAM, the adrenal medulla releases hormones such as...
Got people to evaluate their stress level, then exposed them to the common cold virus.
What is a factor that may affect what coping method we use?
Anagram of 'Pee in well, B'
Positive evaluation of Biofeedback?
Negative evaluation of biofeedback?
An approach style method of the COPE scale
The principle that states that enough neurotransmitters need to be released from pre to postsynaptic terminal for the nerve impulse to be successfully transmitted.
What can be used to help with meditation?
Physical exercise reduces spare glucose created by...
Who proposed PMR?
The branch of the ANS activated by the hypothalamus in SAM
Negative evaluation of the GAS?
The results of Cohen's study found that if you feel more stressed, you are MORE/LESS likely to get the cold virus?
Ethical issue of Marmot's study (one word)
What type of social support is being lent money?
Negative evaluation of Holmes and Rahe?
Specific Immunity Cells
The model Selye created?
Spinal nerves make up this nervous system.
Did natural experiment on 75 medical students, testing blood for NK activity before and during exams.
Stressors studied under lab experiences, such as public speaking. They normally last between 5 and 100 minutes.
Low demand and high control makes a...
Involves a variety of lymphocytes that destroy pathogens such as viruses and bacteria.
How is biofeedback like stress innoculation training and hardiness traning
Did studies on hardiness?
Nervous system that controls automatic responses, eg. homeostasis
Stage 2 of the SIT
Correlation of high SRRS scores and illness in Rahe's experiment?
Did research with the SRRS and US Navy Soldiers?
Positive evaluation of PMR and meditation?
Everyday stressors that have limited duration, eg. students taking exams.
Negative methodological issue of Rosenman's study
Positive methodological issue of Rosenman's study?
Chemicals released into the synapse that enable nerve impulses to pass from terminals.
What is a factor that definitely affects what coping method towards stress we use?
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 1 of the SIT
Uchino et al found that increased social support led to less blood pressure and better immune function
Marmot followed up participants of the Whitehall II study after how many years?
A basic element to hardiness?
Nervous system made up of the brain and spinal cord.
Companies may use these to test stress in their employees

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