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

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