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Chapter 3 Stress and Illness/Disease
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What are your physiological reactions to stress? Lab assessment 2.2 as an indicator of what your physiological reactions to stress are and the degree of their effect!
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Stress researchers have recommended that health professionals help patients “learn coping skills, recognize their own limitations, and relax.” Because…
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Chronic stress can lead to poor health!
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Humor as stress relieving http://www.youtube.com/w
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Hot Reactors Hot reactors tend to: Become angry easily Be anxious or depressed Urinate frequently Experience gastrointestinal problems
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Psychosomatic Disease Process involving the mind affecting the body Diagnosed as a real disease, manifested physically The mind makes the body more susceptible to certain diseases ; in other words mental and emotional states contribute to or cause the illness.
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Psychosomatic Disease Can be psychogenic physical disease is caused by emotional stress Ex. asthma Can be somatogenic mind increases body’s susceptibility to some diseases Key is the mind body connection
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Stress and the Immune System Psychoneuroimmunology –
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