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

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