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

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