1. Hans selye
    is a canadian endocrinologist who was a pioneer in stress research
  2. cognitive appraisal
    our physical and psychological reactions to stressors depend somewhat on how we theink about such stressors
  3. burn out
    is when there exists an increasingly intense pattern of physical and pyschological dysfunction in responce to stress
  4. figt or flight syndome
    is the physical respnce to stressors including rapid breathing, increased hr, and shakiness
  5. Researchers have found that people under stress are more likely to have
    a poor functioning immune system
  6. stressors produce a variey of physiological respnces that begin
    in the brain and spread to the rest of the body
  7. The corticosteroids
    hormones are released by the adreanal cortex and play a central rold in the bodys responce to long term stressors
  8. the GAS occurs in three stages
    alarm, resistance, and exhaustion
  9. manage stressors include
    problem and emotion focussed techniques
  10. hans seyle exposed lab animals to various stressors and found that
    patterns of physiological arousal were similar, regardless of the type of stress
  11. our body becomes more alert during the
    resistance stage of GAS
  12. type a personality is a perdictor of
    coronary heart disease
  13. psychoneuroimmunology
    studides the interation between stress and the immune system
  14. proactive coping is
    anticipation stressful events and taking advance steps to avoid them.
  15. stress hormones
    adrenalin, norepinephrine, and glucocoricoids
  16. stressful life events
    are positively correlated with illnes
  17. the leval of stress created by a life event is determined by
    the extent to which the life event causes some to adjust
  18. cognitive appraisal refers to
    a perception or evaluation of the meaning of an event
Card Set
test 2