Psychology Stress

AS AQA 'A' Psychology Stress

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  • Stress
    • Immune system
      • Acute Short-term stressors
        • Marucha - 'punch biopsy'
        • Kiecolt-Glaser - exam stress
        • Fischer - Apollo astronauts
      • Chronic long-term stressors
        • Kiecolt-Glaser - relationship stress
        • Malarkey - newly-wed couples
        • Arnetz - unemploymentin women in Sweden
      • Evaluation
        • Lazarus - difficult to establish relationship between stress and illness
        • Evans - stress can sometimes enhance immune system
        • Segerstrom and Miller - acute stressors can boost immune system and chronic stressors leed to immunosuppression
    • Body's response to stress
      • Sympathomedullary Pathway (acute stress)
      • Pituitary-Adrenal System
      • Taylor (2000) - 'fight or flight' (men) and 'tend and befriend (women)
    • Life changes
    • Daily hassles
    • Workplace stress
    • Personality factors and stress
    • Psychological methods of stress management
    • Biological methods of stress management
    • Cardiovasculardisorders

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