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

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