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

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