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

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