psy Journal 6

psy Journal 6 - Journal Entry 6 As more and more research...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Journal Entry 6 As more and more research is being done on how to treat psychological problems. New methods for coping with stress are being developed in order to help people keep a lower blood pressure to increase their lifespan. Psychological disorders are being studied in order to find a cure and some disorders are becoming a thing of the past as we learn more and more about the brain and how to fix it. Approaches to treatment and therapy have no resemblance to what it once meant. The days of being put into an asylum at a young age are over, as medicine and therapy have been developed to help mask disorders and make people able to live a more normal life. With new developments in methods and medicine to help patients, new issues will arise in the moral category when it comes to the fact that some people will live their whole lives drugged up in order to reduce pain or certain traits of a disorder, but this it the price to be paid if people want to have their loved ones in their lives and not locked away in an institution. Stress plays an important role in a person’s life and doesn’t always have to be in a negative way. Stress can help people stay alert, stress sensors such as hear, pain and danger can help a human avoid a potentially life threatening situation. When a person is in a stressful situation the hypothalamus sends a message to the endorphine gland which in turn will release epinephrine and nor epinephrine that will result in a human feeling alert and will hopefully do what is necessary to get out of a stressful situation. Stress can have a negative effect on a person’s health due to increased blood pressure and
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 2

psy Journal 6 - Journal Entry 6 As more and more research...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online