Stress Mgt. KIN 69 Exam 2 Study Guide

Stress Mgt. KIN 69 Exam 2 Study Guide - KIN 69 Sec. 6, Fall...

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KIN 69 Sec. 6, Fall ’07 - EXAM 2 STUDY GUIDE More essay questions, same number of multiple choice Youtube: Stress Management Fairy Week 6 – 10 Phobias are introduced early in life Ch. 3: Stress and Disease Know how chronic stress affects different systems of the body Perceptions of threatening stimuli-> Activation of the sympathetic nervous system Engagement of the endocrine system Engagement of the immune system Know some nervous-system disorders that can be caused or made worse by chronic stress? Bronchial asthma Tension headaches Migraine headaches Temporomandibular joint dysfunction Irritable bowel syndrome Ulcers and colitis Coronary heart disease TMJD (jaw) (and apply it to stress prone and stress personality types-look how people deal with conflict, avoid, seek, manage---type A…) Know some immune-system disorders that can be caused or made worse by chronic stress?
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The common cold and influenza Allergies Rheumatoid arthritis Lupus Cancer AIDS Ch. 8: Cognitive Restructuring Give one definition of personality A person as the embodiment of distinctive traits of mind and behavior. Know and describe the four steps of Cognitive Restructuring 1. Awareness: Become aware of your thoughts/ feelings (stressors) -What are my stressors right now? -Why are they so stressful? What are my emotional attitudes toward them? -What’s the biggest stressor? What are my feelings about it? -Can I take action, or am I just too stressed? 2. Reappraisal: -Think of a “second opinion” about the stressor; find another way to look the factors involved, and keep an open mind -Choose a neutral, or preferably, a positive stance to deal with the issues -Remember what factors you can and cannot control - Recognizing what you can control and accepting what you can’t control is not easy; think positive. 3. Adoption and Substitution (“implementation”): -This is the hard part, because it takes conscious effort to change your thinking habits (“reprogram your background programming”)
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-Practice, practice, practice – it does work! - Getting completely stressed out about things you don’t have control over is pointless; change your thinking habits; substitute negative things with positive things. 4. Evaluation:
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