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

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