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THERE IS STRESS AND STRESSORS
WHAT IS STRESS
SITUATION W/H A NON SPECIFIED DEMAND REQUIRES A RESPONSE OR ACTION
CAN BE GOOD OR BAD
WHAT IS A STESSER?
STIMULI BEFORE OR CAUSINGS A CHANGE. AN ACCUMILATION OF CHANGES THAT REQUIRE PSYC ADAPTATION
WHAT ARE SOURCES FOR STRESS?
ENVIROMENT
PAIN/DISCOMFORT
LOSS OF CONTROL
LACK OF KNOWLEDGE
AWAY FROM FAMILY
WORK/SCHOOL
TIRED
CULTURAL
NUTRITION
FINANCIAL
WAR/TERRORISM
WHAT ARE SOME TYPES OF STRESS?
PHYSIO
PSYCHO
SOCIAL
ENIVRO
DEVELOP
SPIRIT
CULTURAL
CATEGORIES OF STRESS:
INTERNAL / EXTERNAL STRESSES THEY ARE TIME RELATED
WHAT IS ACUTE STRESS?
TIME LIMITED!!!
WHAT IS CHRONIC INTERMITTENT STRESS?
STRESS THAT COMES & GOES
WHAT IS CHRONIC ENDURING STRESS?
ALWAYS THERE
WHO FIRST RECOGNIZED THE CONSEQUENCES OF STRESS?
BERNARD
WHO COINED FIGHT OR FLIGHT?
CANNON - 1920
1976 SELYE DEVELOPED BIOCHEMICAL MODE OF STRESS GAS WHATS THAT STAND FOR?
GENERAL ADAPTIVE SYNDROME
THERES ARE WAYS OF EXAMINING STRESS: THE RESPONSE WAY. WHAT IS THAT?
NO ALLOWANCE FOR INDIVIDUAL REACTION
what is the general adaptive syndrome or GAS? hint:
autonomic system
endocrine system
the 3 stage reaction to stress:
the alarm reaction
the resistance stage
the exhaustion stage
remember
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alarm reaction recovery or exhaustion.
what happens during the alarm reaction?
hormone secretion!
increaded heart rate
increased respiration
pupils dilate
increased blood glucose
increased flow to skeleten
fight of flight
what is the resistence stage?
body stabilizes! hormones, heart rate, breathing, b/p, all return to normal
in resistance stage, if stress is resolved, the body ...
returns to normal and no damage
during resistance stage, if stress is NOT resolved, ...
body is unable to adapt and exhaustion occurs
the exhaustion stage of stress:
when body can no longer reisist stress! what?
energy needed to resist is depleted
so,*************************
alarm, reaction, recover or exhaustion
GAS is General Adaptive Syndrome. what body systems does it affect?
the autonomic system
the endocrine system
there are phsycological responses to stress... like defensive mechanisms: constructive responses are like
accepting a challange to resolve conflict. this is healthy coping. this is task oriented.
what do people do if they are not able to fix something?
attack
withdraw
compromise
pituitary gland is linked to the hypothalimus, which secretes ...
endorphins. these are hormones that act like mind morphine giving a good feeling and reduce pain.