Chapter_13_Review - Final Exam Psych 101 Chapter 13--a...

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Unformatted text preview: Final Exam Psych 101 Chapter 13--a pattern of cognitive appraisals, physiological responses, and behavioral tendencies that occurs in response to a perceived imbalance between situational demands and the resources needed to cope with them --demanding or threatening situations --addresses factors that influences well-being and illness, as well as measures that can be taken to promote health and prevent illness --has cognitive, physiological, and behavioral components Health Psychology Stressors Stress Stress Response--a pattern of cognitive appraisals, physiological responses, and behavioral tendencies that occurs in response to a perceived imbalance between situational demands and the resources needed to cope with them --demanding or threatening situations --addresses factors that influences well-being and illness, as well as measures that can be taken to promote health and prevent illness --has cognitive, physiological, and behavioral components Health Psychology Stressors Stress Stress Response Primary Appraisal Secondary Appraisal Consequences Personal Meaning what the outcome might imply about us interpreting the situation as either benign, neutral/irrelevant, or threatening in terms of its demands and its significance for your well-being seriousness and the likeliehood they will occur of not coping successfully appraisal of the resources available to cope with it; the resources you have to deal with Primary Appraisal Secondary Appraisal Consequences Personal Meaning what the outcome might imply about us interpreting the situation as either benign, neutral/irrelevant, or threatening in terms of its demands and its significance for your well-being seriousness and the likeliehood they will occur of not coping successfully appraisal of the resources available to cope with it; the resources you have to deal with Hans Seyle General adaptation syndrome 1976 a pioneer in studying the bodys response to stress. Described a physiological response pattern to strong and prolonged stressors Alarm, resistance, exhaustion bodys resources are mobilized by the continued outpouring of stress hormones by the endocrine system, particularly adrenal glands last long time. If too long exhaustion response to a physical or psychological stressor, organisms exhibit an immediate increase in physiological arousal as the body mobilizes itself to respond to the threat increased vulnerability to disease and sometimes death. Selyewhichever body system is the weakest (cardiovascularl, respiratory, gastrointestinal) will be most affected Alarm Resistance Exhaustion bodys resources are mobilized by the continued outpouring of stress hormones by the endocrine system, particularly adrenal glands last long time. If too long exhaustion response to a physical or psychological stressor, organisms exhibit an immediate increase in physiological arousal as the body mobilizes itself to respond to the threat increased vulnerability to disease and sometimes death....
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Chapter_13_Review - Final Exam Psych 101 Chapter 13--a...

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