chapter 14 vocabulary

chapter 14 vocabulary - Click to edit Master subtitle style...

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

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

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

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

Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 7/7/11 health psychology: a subfield of psychology that provides psychologys contribution to behavior medicine. behavioral medicine: an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease stress: the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors , that we appraise as threatening or challenging. general adaptation S elyes concept of the bodys adaptive response to stress in three stages alarm, syndrome (GAS): resistance, and exhaustion coronary heart the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in disease: many developed countries Type A: Friedman and Rosenmans term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people Type B: Friedman and Rosenmans term for easygoing, relaxed people psychophysiological literally, mind-body illness, any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and...
View Full Document

Page1 / 2

chapter 14 vocabulary - Click to edit Master subtitle style...

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