PSYC 101 Chapter 11 PowerPoints

PSYC 101 Chapter 11 PowerPoints - Stress and Health Chapter...

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Stress and Health Chapter 11
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Chapter 11 Learning Objective Menu LO 11.1 How do psychologists define stress LO 11.2 Kinds of events that cause stress LO 11.3 Psychological factors in stress LO 11.4 Relationship between stress and the immune system LO 11.5 Relationship between stress, cognitive and personality factors LO 11.6 Social factors and stress reactions LO 11.7 Coping with stress LO 11.8 How culture and religion help cope with stress LO 11.9 Ways to promote wellness
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Stress Stress - the term used to describe the physical, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral responses to events that are appraised as threatening or challenging. Stressors - events that cause a stress reaction. Distress - the effect of unpleasant and undesirable stressors. Eustress - the effect of positive events, or the optimal amount of stress that people need to promote health and well-being. LO 11.1 Defining stress Menu
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Cognitive Factors of Stress Cognitive appraisal approach - states that how people think about a stressor determines, at least in part, how stressful that stressor will become. Primary appraisal - the first step in assessing a stress, which involves estimating the severity of a stressor and classifying it as either a threat or a challenge. Secondary appraisal - the second step in assessing a threat, which involves estimating the resources available to the person for coping with the stressor. LO 11.1 Defining stress Menu
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Menu LO 11.1 Defining stress
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Causes of Stress Catastrophe - an unpredictable, large-scale event that creates a tremendous need to adapt and adjust as well as overwhelming feelings of threat. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - a disorder resulting from exposure to a major stressor, with symptoms of anxiety, nightmares, poor sleep, reliving the event, and concentration problems, lasting for more than one month. LO 11.2 Kinds of events causing stress Menu
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Causes of Stress Major Life Events - cause stress by requiring adjustment. Social Readjustment Rating Scale (SRRS) - assessment that measures the amount of stress in a person’s life over a one-year period resulting from major life events. College Undergraduate Stress Scale (CUSS) - assessment that measures the amount of stress in a college student’s life over a one-year period resulting from major life events. Hassles - the daily annoyances of everyday life. LO 11.2 Kinds of events causing stress Menu
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Menu LO 11.2 Kinds of events causing stress
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Menu LO 11.2 Kinds of events causing stress
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Everyday Sources of Stress Pressure - the psychological experience produced by urgent demands or expectations for a person’s behavior that come from an outside source. Uncontrollability
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