Book Notes (2) - Chapter 7 notes two 29/09/2008 10:02:00...

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Chapter 7 notes two 29/09/2008 10:02:00 Anastrophe Inversion of the usual syntactical order of words for the rhetorical effect o Ready are you? o Fast one o Acute stress SAM Rapid Acting response to stress HPA The Body’s Delayed response to stress Not as challenging to mess with this system Slow one Prolonged stress General Adaptation Syndrome Hans Seyle Three Stage Process o Alarm-intense arousal, mobilization  General Adaptation diagram Know this How long phase 2 depends from person to person How stress affects wellness/illness
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Directly, through effects on physiological  Indirectly through effects on o Health and behaviors o Social support o Cognitive processes Health Effects of Stress Indirect effects-promote behaviors that jeopardize physical well being such as  use of drugs, lack of sleep, poor concentration Direct effects-promote changes in body functions, leading to illness such as  headaches and other physical symptoms o Sleep cycle How Does Stress Make you Sick Duration of Stess o Allostatic load Immuno suppression Stress and the immune system Stress leads to suppressed immune function Chronic Stress tends to have more influences
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2009 for the course PSY 352 taught by Professor Kirstenbradbury during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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Book Notes (2) - Chapter 7 notes two 29/09/2008 10:02:00...

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