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

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