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Unformatted text preview: Cardiovascular health Consistently high blood pressure Damage to blood vessels (CHD) Cumulative effects of lifetime Individual differences in stress response Type A personality Easily aroused hostility, impatience, competitive achievement strivings Underlying cause low self esteem? Type B personality Patient, relaxed, easy going Type A increased risk of CVD Stress induced psychological conditions Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Chronic physiological arousal Recurrent unwanted thoughts/images Not just limited to war situations (9/11) Hippocampus volume and susceptibility Burnout Physical/emotional/mental exhaustion Performance and motivation How can we avoid burnout? Good news on Friday : Stress management and coping...
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2010 for the course PSYCH 2 taught by Professor Don'tremember during the Spring '04 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Spring '04