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

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