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Unformatted text preview: -somatic nervous system: manages our conscious actions; how we respond-effective and ineffective responses Stress and Disease-General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS) o Pleasant stressor (eustress) o Unpleasant stressor (distress)-links between stress and specific conditions o CVD: high blood pressure leading to atherosclerosis, stroke H.A., death o Immune system impairment o Digestive problems o Headaches o Fatigue o Injuries Recognition of Potential Sources of Stress-major life changes-daily hassles-college stressors-job related stressors-interpersonal stressors-social stressors Managing Stress-coping skills-social support-exercise-nutrition-time management-cognitive techniques-clear communication-relaxation techniques-getting help...
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- Spring '08
- Psychology, behavioral responses, Stressors Interpersonal stressors, stress response Actions