psy 104 ch5

psy 104 ch5 - Ch. 5 Notes Page 1 Chapter 5: Dening and...

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Chapter 5: Defning and Measuring Stress 2: Objectives Synthesize the different approaches to and views of stress Evaluate the role of stress in everyday life based on biological factors Analyze stress reactions based on the general adaptation and cognitive transactional theories 3: Stress Stress and living DeFning stress Business, Biochemist, Athlete Age of Stress (stress is now a part of everyone’s daily life) Personal environment Ft (as a psychology deFnition is when a person and their environment don’t Ft) Ch. 5 Notes Page 1
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4: Physiology of Stress Both SAM and HPA are activated at the same time Ch. 5 Notes Page 2 Sympathetic Activation (SAM) - Release of epinephrine and noepinephrine Changes in heart rate, blood pressure, sweating, pupil dilation, immune function Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenocorticoid Activation (HPA): Releases cortisol Changes in management of carbohydrate stores, inFammation, and immune function Stressor
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5: SAM Activation Hypothalamus - regulates most of your body functions Ch. 5 Notes Page 3 Demands of the environment Hypothalamus Adrenal Medulla Sympathetic Nervous System Catecholamines Non-CNS tissue
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6: HPA Activation Demands of the Environment Hypothalamus CRF Pituitary ACTH Adrenal Cortex Adrenal Medulla Corticosteroids Higher Brain regions Ch. 5 Notes Page 4
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY 104 taught by Professor Lefbvre during the Fall '09 term at Wofford.

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psy 104 ch5 - Ch. 5 Notes Page 1 Chapter 5: Dening and...

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