CH12 Stress Management

  1. __________ is the function that protects the body from invaders; both internal and external
  2. ___________ are immune system cells responsible for waging war against disease or infection
  3. _____________ are substances produced by the white blood cells in response to an invading agent
  4. The ____________ directs nerve impulses throughout the body
  5. The ________ is the cognitive center of the body, the place where ideas are generated, memory is stored, and emotions are experienced
  6. Four major groups of sleep disorders are:
    • Problems with falling and staying asleep
    • Difficulties staying awake
    • Difficulty adhering to a regular sleep schedule
    • Sleep disruptive behaviors (including sleep walking and sleep terror disorders)
  7. ___________ is the mental, emotional, and physiological response of the body to any situation that is new, threatening, frightening or exciting
  8. A ________ is a stress causing event
  9. _____________ is positive stress: health and performance continue to improve, even as stress increases
  10. __________ is negative stress: unpleasant or harmful stress, which causes health and performance begin to deteriorate
  11. _____________ indicates that the body reacts in a similar fashion, regardless of the nature of the event that leads to the stress response
  12. _________ is a natural state of equilibrium; the body attempts to maintain equilibrium by constantly reacting to external forces that attempt to disrupt this fine balance
  13. ___________ is a sense of positive self-regard and self-respect
    Self esteem
  14. The ____________ reaction is the immediate response to a stressor (whether negative or positive)
    alarm reaction
  15. The _______________ spirit is determination; the open expression of emotions, whether negative or positive
  16. ___________ remission is the inexplicable recovery from incurable disease
  17. The _________ ___________ scale is a questionnaire used to assess sources of stress in life.
    Stress events scale
  18. __________ is neutral stress; that is stress that is neither harmful or helpful
  19. The _____________ interview is an assessment tool used to determine behavioral patterns that Define Type A and Type B personalities
  20. Type ____ behavior pattern characteristics of a hard driving, overambitious, aggressive, at times hostile, and overly competitive person
    Type A
  21. Type ____ behavior pattern characteristic of a calm, casual, relaxed, and easy going individual
    Type B
  22. Type ____ behavior pattern of individuals who are just as highly stressed as the Type A but do not seem to be at higher risk for disease than Type B.
    Type C
  23. Five steps to time management:
    • Find the time killers
    • Set long range and short range goals
    • Identify your immediate goals and prioritize
    • Use a daily planner to help organize and simplify your days
    • Conduct nightly audits
  24. ________ or ________ is the physiological response of the body to stress that prepares the individual to take action by stimulating the body's vital defense system
    Fight or flight
  25. _____ is a school of thought in the Hindu religion that seeks to help the individual attain a higher level of spirituality and peace of mind
  26. ______-_______ is a self paced form of exercise often described as "meditation in motion" because it promotes serenity through gentle, balanced, low-impact movements that bring together the mind, body, and emotions
  27. ________ are morphine like substances released from the pituitary gland in the brain during prolonged aerobic exercise, thought to induce feelings of euphoria and natural well being
  28. ____________ is a stress management technique in which a person learns to influence physiological responses that are not typically under voluntary control or responses that typically are regulated but for which regulation has broken down as a result of injury, trauma, or illness
  29. ___________ muscle relaxation is a stress management technique that involves sequential contraction and relaxation of muscle groups throughout the body
  30. __________ exercises can also be an antidote to stress
  31. ________ is a stress management technique using a form of self suggestion, wherein an individual is able to place himself/herself in an autohypnotic state by repeating and concentrating on feelings
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CH12 Stress Management
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