Exam 3 Review

Exam 3 Review - Exam 3 Review Unit 12: STRESS AND HEALTH...

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Exam 3 Review Unit 12: STRESS AND HEALTH Module 41 (Stress and Illness) Behavioral medicine (definition) Health psychology (definition) Two-part response to stress o Fast track vs. slow track o Which hormones/ neurotransmitters are released by each track Cortisol (what is it, what does it do), when is it released) General Adaptation Syndrome (three phases) Types of stressors (3 broad categories) Personality types (Type A vs. Type B; be able to identify which type a person is based on characteristics) Module 42 (Coping with Stress) Coping (definition) Types of coping (problem-focused vs. emotion-focused) o Definition of each and be able to apply/decide which type of coping a person used based on info given Effect of perceived control on stress and physiological symptoms Stress management/relaxation techniques Module 43 (Modifying Illness-related Behaviors Guest Lecture) Effects of peer influences on development of smoking behavior in adolescents Prevalence of obesity today compared to prevalence in 1900 Prevalence of obesity among upper-class compared to lower-class women Benefits of quitting smoking Suggestions by Kelly Brownell to alter obesogenic environment (e.g., Twinkie Tax)
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course PSYC 2000 taught by Professor Munson during the Fall '10 term at LSU.

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Exam 3 Review - Exam 3 Review Unit 12: STRESS AND HEALTH...

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