Psych 314 Lecture Notes - April 8th

Psych 314 Lecture Notes - April 8th - Psych 314 Lecture...

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Psych 314 Lecture Notes April 8 th , 2009 Final Exam: - look at terms & chapter summaries for Ch. 1-7 - know more specific details for chapters after midterm - 50 MC, 2-3 SA AIDS in Africa: (Video) - many orphans in Africa due to death of their parents because of AIDS (not as prominent in Western countries) Coronary Heart Disease (CHD): - number one killer in Canada What is CHD? - refers to an illness caused by atherosclerosis (narrowing of coronary arteries (vessels that supply the heart with blood) - causes angina pectoris (chest pain) pain that radiates across the chest & arms; caused by temporary shortage of oxygen - myocardial infarction (heart attack) Risk factors of CHD: - causes cardiovascular reactivity which damages endothelial cells & facilitates the deposit of lipids, increases inflammation & ultimately causes atherosclerosis lesions - biological (genetics, family diet) , psychological & sociological (poverty, stress) factors
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