10/14/2020Introduction to Psychology - CHALLENGE 3: Stress and Stress ResponsesUNIT 6 — CHALLENGE 3: Stress and StressResponsesScore7/71234567Well done! You have completed this Challenge.Exit the ChallengeQuestionTutorial7 — Health PsychologyRecognize how behavior can have an impact on health.According to health psychology, certain behaviors and lifestyles can increase the likelihood of disease.Together, these choices are known as __________.A.)stimulus-response patternsB.)behavioral risk factorsC.)adverse indicatorsD.)cognitive risk factors
10/14/2020Introduction to Psychology - CHALLENGE 3: Stress and Stress Responses3/5Make my favorite instructorPDF Versionwhat's coveredThis lesson will cover the study of the brain-body connection by examining:1. Brain-Body Connection2. Health Psychology1. Brain-Body ConnectionThe connection between the brain and the body can be especially important to understand because each canaffect the other in turn. The brain can cause bodily disorders, and the body's reactions can lead to mentaldisorders. Many mental disorders have underlying physical symptoms that can accompany them. Thesereoccurring symptoms point to important causes or effects in the mental disorder process.A good example is what we callstress-induced illness, where anxiety can cause people to become sick moreoften and more easily. This is because stress can reduce the effectiveness of the body's immune system andreduce a person's ability to fight off illness.