Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/36

Click to flip

36 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
stress
responses to stimulus which disturb equilibrium and make one unable to cope
stressor
a stiulus that makes someone have an adaptive response
acute stress
onset and offeset stress arousal patterns
chronic stress
chronic arousal stress patterns
flight or fight
body prepares itself to either fight or run away
Taylor
females to dont experience fight or flight- tend and befriend
tend and befriend response
tend to offspring and befriend other memebers to protect offspring
Selye
general adaptation syndrome
general adaptation syndrome
restoring equilibrium as a response to stressors
psychosomatic disorders
illnesses not fully explained by physical ailments
life- change units
measures the stress level according to event
posttraumatic stress disorder
persistant re-experiences of a traumatic event
coping
dealing with internal or external stressorS
stress moderator variables
change the impact of a stressor
anticipatory coping
coping precedes a stressful event (ex: stressing about an exam)
Meichenbaum
stress innoculation - 3 phases
percieved control
if you believe that you have some control over the stressing event
social support
resources other provide so that you feel supported
health psychcology
understanding why ppl are healthy, get sick, and how they respond to being sick
health
the general condition of the body and mind
hozho
harmony, peace of mind, health of body and spirit
biopsychosocial model
links your physical health, state of mind, and the world around you
wellness
incoorporates all aspects of your life : optimal health
health promotion
developing tactics to reduce the risk of getting sick
HIV
attacks white blood cells
Coates
using psychology to prevent the spread of aids
relaxation response
everything in the body slows down as a result of stress, it takes deep relaxation to get out of it
biofeedback
self-regulatory technique used to gain control and relaxation- can "see" external self
Miller
biofeedback
psychoneuroimmunology
used to study psychology, the immune system, and the nervous system
kiecolt glaser
wounds -alzhiemers caretakers took 9 more days to heal
Pennebaker
talking about secrets improves your health
type A behavior pattern
highly competitive, hostile, agressive
type B behavior pattern
less hostile, less competiitive, etc.
maslach
burnout
job burnout
emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, etc. experienced by workers who have high-intensity interpersonal contact