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

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