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

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