Effects of Stress physiological psychology module 5 assignment 1 Final.docx

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which truly affect us, since we hoping in rising our credit to buy our home. At the end of the day, I feel that this sort of situation can happen to anyone, others can find it to be less stress. For someone maybe with more experience could deal with the stress differently, but for me personally it has become so stressful that I cannot concentrate in school, as well losing sleep, because am so worry that something may happen and not have the financial support to deal with it. Many may consider my attitude pessimistic, however, I consider myself to be extremely responsible as well as prepare for life. Therefore, to deal with my stress am trying to concentrate on my children as well as reading a bit to get away from the stress, as well as talking to partner. In honesty having someone to share your worry those truly help, because they can see things that you may not see. The Stress Responses Physiological Effects on the Brain “When the body is exposed to harm or threat, the result is a cluster of physiological changes generally referred to as the stress response—or just stress” Pinel, 2013 (p.438). Furthermore, physiological and psychological stressors that encourage the stress response yield the identical central outline of physiological variations although lasting psychological stress have been
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3 Effect of Stress majority of recorded ailing health associated with stress (Pinel, 2013 (p.438). According to Bremner (2006), the neurological regions associated with stress response are the amygdala, hippocampus, and prefrontal cortex. Additionally, traumatic stress and PTSD is associated to irrevocable changes in these neurological regions and escalated norepinephrine and cortisol reactions to succeeding stressors (Bremner, 2006). Lastly, conferring to Davidson and Davidson (2010), noted material from Jaak Pankseep’s proposal that different neurological circuits maintained different emotional reactions. The primary sources consist of, “a circuit running from the nucleus accumbens through the lateral hypothalamus to the midbrain for positive and aroused emotions like excitement. In addition, a circuit running from the amygdalae through the medial hypothalamus to the midbrain for negative and aroused emotions like fear. With the prefrontal cortex helping to modify and guide activity in the subcortical circuits. Davidson & Davidson, 2010. Possible Emotional & Cognitive Effects Due to Stress & How the Physical Health is affected by Ongoing Stress The effects of stress on emotional and cognitive can create symptoms of: feeling irritable, frustrated, restless, loss of concentration, easily confused, memory issues, negative mentality, verbal negativity, obvious mood swings, eating issues, loss of motivation and energy, unable to cope/manage stressful events, issues with making decisions, and unbalanced sleep (Changing Minds.org, 2016). Ultimately, much more research is needed to be knowledgeable about the complex causing factors of declining mental health. Recently collected data has been able to link stress as a significant causative aspect, as well as the progress of Alzheimer’s and additional forms of dementia. According to HeartMath Institute (2014), a group of Swedish researchers
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  • Dr. Dansby
  • Psychology, psychological stress, Davidson, HeartMath Institute

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