Lecture 3 stress

Habits 24 trouble with boss 23 change in working

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Unformatted text preview: •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  Child leaving home 29 Trouble with in-laws 29 Outstanding personal achievement 28 Spouse starts or stops work 26 Begin or end school 26 Change in living conditions 25 Revision of personal habits 24 Trouble with boss 23 Change in working hours or conditions 20 Change in residence 20 Change in schools 20 Change in recreation 19 Change in church activities 19 Change in social activities 18 Minor mortgage or loan 17 Change in sleeping habits 16 Change in number of family reunions 15 Change in eating habits 15 Vacation 13 Christmas 12 Minor violation of law 11 Characteristics of Stressors Severity Chronicity- how long it lasts Key characteristics of stress involve: Timing Degree of impact Level of expectation Controllability Stress and the Stress Response Two of body’s systems respond when stressor is perceived •  Sympathetic- adrenomedullary (SAM) system •  Hypothalamus stimulus sympathetic nervous sys...
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