Concepts Ch. 10 Study Guide

Concepts Ch. 10 Study Guide - Type B (Easy-going,...

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Ch. 10- STRESS Stress related problems affect 10-15% of people in the US Stress = physiological and mental response to forces & pressures of modern life that cause us to become uncomfortable Chronic Stress: Negative Effects A. on Physical Health a. lowered disease resistance b. heart disease c. elevated blood pressure d. hormonal imbalances B. on Mental Health a. emotional disorders b. eating disorders **CHART (10.2) Body** (10.3) Concepts of Stress Eustress= good stress Distress= bad stress good to have SOME stress* Common Sources of stress: o Traffic o Car crashes o Emotional conflicts @ work or school o Financial problems (personal or non) o School (deadlines) o Healthy issues Personality Types Responses to Stress Type A (impatient, motivated, aggressive etc) -High risk of heart disease
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Unformatted text preview: Type B (Easy-going, patient)-Low risk Type C (aggressive, maintains emotional control, high confidence)-Low Risk Type D (negative, anxious, worrying)-High risk Steps in Stress Management: 1. Identify stressors 2. Eliminate factors if possible 3.Relaxation techniques Relaxation Techniques: Breathing exercises Rest & sleep (7-9 hours) Exercise Meditation (focus on word or image) Visualization (peaceful images) Time Management Guidelines: Modifying Unhealthy Behavior: Figure 10.6 Injury Prevention- #1 killer of people under 35 TransTheoretical Model (TTM)-Precontemplation-Contemplation-Preparation-Action-Maintenance-Termination Increase Awareness of Risk Factors : Unsafe attitudes, stress, drug use, unsafe environment...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course UCFP 101 taught by Professor Gold during the Spring '08 term at Samford.

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