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

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