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

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