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Unformatted text preview: Stress Definition- Stress- the physical and psychological reaction people have to demanding situations- Stressors Those situations that are viewed as demanding or threatening General Adaption Syndromes: Model of stress- Phase 1: alarm reaction- Phase 2: resistance- Phase 3: exhaustion Stress decreases lymphocytes which leads to sickness Stress and Health Mechanism- S= Stress: decrease lymphocytes hinder you own immune system- B bone- T thymus- R = sick Control- Subjective sense of control to stay healthy Learned Helplessness- Stopped trying bc they think they cant change nething Stress- Old way of looking at stress o Life change o Add stress units Personality Types- Type A o Very competitive o Always on the go, always in a hurry o Consistent drive in life o Demands Perfection o Is a Workaholic, even at play- Type B o Noncompetitive o Relaxed, in control o Easy going o Understanding o Forgiving o Confident & happy in job o Enjoy leisure & weekends Aerobic exercise- Decrease in: o Depression...
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- Spring '08