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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 5 Q UIN 1 Defining and Measuring Stress Objectives • Synthesize the different approaches to and views of stress • Evaluate the role of stress in everyday life based on biological factor 2 life based on biological factors • Analyze stress reactions based on the general adaptation and cognitive transactional theories Stress • Stress and living • Defining stress – Business, Biochemist, Athlete 3 Athlete • Age of stress • Person environment fit Physiology of Stress Sympathetic Activation (SAM) • Release of epinephrine and noepinephrine • Changes in heart rate, blood pressure, sweating, pupil dilation, immune function 4 Stressor Hypothalamic pituitary adrenocorticoid activation (HPA) • Releases cortisol • Changes in management of carbohydrate stores, inflammation, and immune function SAM Activation Demands of the environment Hypothalamus Non-CNS tissue 5 Sympathetic nervous system Adrenal Medulla Catecholamines HPA Activation Demands of the environment Hypothalamus Higher brain regions 6 CRF Pituitary Adrenal Cortex Adrenal Medulla ACTH Corticosteroids Combined Activation...
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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.
- Fall '09