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

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