06_Chapter4_Coping

06_Chapter4_Coping - Part I The Dynamics of Adjustment Finish Ch 3 Stress Its Effects Start Ch 4 Coping Processes Dr Johnson What is the immediate

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Part I: The Dynamics of Adjustment Start Ch 4: Coping Processes September 13, 2007 Dr. Johnson
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What is the immediate physiological response to stress? Amygdala: One part of brain that responds to stressful event Sends signal to Hypothalamus: Part of brain Sends signals to Kidney’s adrenal glands Release of Catecholamines into bloodstream Adrenaline (noradrenaline) = Epinephrine (norepi.) front back
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What is the second physiological response to stress? Amygdala: One part of brain that responds to stressful event Sends signal to Hypothalamus: Part of brain Sends signals to Pituitary gland Release of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) Reaches kidney (adrenal gland) Release of corticosteroid into bloodstream CORTISOL AKA: Glucocorticoid front back ENERGY Immunosuppressant
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Overview of second physiological response to stress
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General Adaptation Syndrome Hans Selye, 1940s McGill University
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The Important Assignment Did you remember the numbers? 1 3 9
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2008 for the course PSYCH 131 taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '07 term at Bloomsburg.

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06_Chapter4_Coping - Part I The Dynamics of Adjustment Finish Ch 3 Stress Its Effects Start Ch 4 Coping Processes Dr Johnson What is the immediate

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