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Name the 3 stages of GAS
1. Alarm Reaction
2. Resistance
3. Exhaustion
What does HPA Stand for?
Hypothalamic pituitary adrenocortical axis
What branches does the ANS divide into?
1. Sympathetic branch
2. Para-sympathetic branch
What is the word for the space between sympathetic and parasympathetic?
What long term illnesses/diseases can be caused from stress?
CHD, Cancer, Diabetes, Asthma
Name the hormone that stimulates the adrenal cortex
When stimulated, what chemicals does the adrenal cortex produce?
Adrenaline, Noradrenaline
Who carried out a study on stress related cardiovascular disorders?
Friedman & Rosenman
How old were the men who took part in the study of stress related cardiovascular disorders?
Between 39 and 59 years old
Who developed the theory of GAS
Hans Selye