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Unformatted text preview: General adaption syndrome- persistent or severe stress altering peron’s physical health • Body’s reaction to sustained and excessive stress occurs in o An alarm reaction- defensive called to arms (autonomic nervous system o Stage of resistance- biological adaption is at the maximal level in terms of bodily resources used o Exhaustion- bodily resources are depleted and organsism loses its ability to resist – can lead to death Pscyoneuroimmunology- study of the interaction between the nervous system and the immune system 02:27 02:27...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2009 for the course PSYCH 01:830:340 taught by Professor Shors during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '09
- Health Psychology