Yr 12 Stress

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

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