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

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