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Chapter 11 - Chapter 11 The Nature of Stress Part II Stress...

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Chapter 11: The Nature of Stress Part II Stress and Emotion Type A Personality o Ambitious o Impatient o Anger The hostility factor Cynical Antagonistic One of the domains of the new MMPI Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory o Working Hard o High Self-Standards o The toxic ingredient is hostility Stress, Emotion, and Heart Disease o The hostility factor o Depression is linked to heart disease via a lack of exercise o People who have heart attacks who were not depressed prior can become depressed after. o Depressed people were more likely to accumulate fat Positive Emotions o Positive emotions appear to be healthful Catholic nun study The frequency of happiness, love, hope, gratitude, contentment was related to longevity o People with positive feelings are more likely to have strong support systems o There may be a relationship between positive emotions and brain functioning Emotional Inhibition and Expression o Continued inhibition of thoughts and emotions requires physical
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course PSYCH 001 taught by Professor Benbassi during the Fall '08 term at GWU.

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