feb 11 - Optimism vs Pessimism It's a way of explaining...

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Optimism vs. Pessimism  - It’s a way of explaining situation  - People with an optimistic (instead of ) Pessimism and heart disease - Pessimistic adult men are twice as likely to develop  heart disease over a 10-year period o See note Stress of the immune system - During stress, energy is mobilized away from the  immune system , making it vulnerable Stress and colds - People with the highest life stress scores were also the  most vulnerable when exposed to an experimental cold  virus Health-related consequences - Persistent stressors and negative emotions o  unhealthy behaviors (smoking, drinking, poor  nutrition and sleep) o  release of stress hormones  Adsf Adsf Adsf - See notes Promoting healthy - See notes Social support - Supportive family members, marriage partners, and  close friends help people cope with stress. Their  immune functioning calms the cardiovascular system 
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course PSC 1 taught by Professor Prokosch during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.

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