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Unformatted text preview: o Resistance Is stressor is prolonged Moderate arousal o Exhaustion Resources depleted Can cause death Used to explain psychosomatic disorders Major Life events Life Change Units (LCUs) o Involves some sort of readjustment Social Readjustment Rating Scale (SRRS) Catastrophic and Traumatic events PTSD o Persistent re-experiences of traumatic events Greater exposure to a traumatic events greater mental health issues Health Psyc Health o General condition of the body and mind in terms of soundness and vigor The field of HP o Ways people stay healthy o Reasons they will become ill o Ways they respond when they become ill o A persons thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are central to understanding improving health Biopsychosocial model Includes bio, behavioral, and social conditions o Has to do with health o Circular model...
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- Fall '08