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THE BODY'S RESPONSE TO STRESS
STRESS
= A STATE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL TENSION AND PSYCHOLOGICAL AROUSAL
PRODUCED BY A STRESSOR, WHICH PUTS THE INDIVIDUAL INTO A FLIGHT OF FIGHT
RESPONSE. IT IS AN ADAPTIVE RESPONSE: IMPORTANT FOR SURVIVAL WHEN
DEALING WITH EMERGENCY SITUATIONS.

STRESSOR
= A PHYSICAL OR PSYCHOLOGICAL STIMULUS THAT…

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THE BODY'S RESPONSE TO STRESS
EFFECTS OF SNS ACTIVATION ON THE BODY
6 symptoms of the fight or flight response
Increased pupil size: more light = better vision
Increased heart rate: greater blood flow to muscles
Glycogen converted to glucose: for energy
Bronchial tubes in lungs dilate:
for greater oxygen…

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Messenger ACTH adrenocorticotrophic hormone

THE BODY'S RESPONSE TO STRESS
Chronic stress: the pituitary-adrenal system
Hypothalamus
Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenal Axis activated
Messenger CRF Corticotrophin-releasing factor
Adrenal cortex stimulated
Cortisol released (high build-up of cortisol causes chronic stress related illnesses)
How can a stressful lifestyle lead to cardiovascular disease? When a person…

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PSYCHOLOGY PSYCHOLOGY
PSYCHOLOGY
PSYCHOLOGY PSYCHOLOGY
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PSYCHOLOGY PSYCHOLOGY
PSYCHOLOGY
PSYCHOLOGY PSYCHOLOGY
PSYCHOLOGY REVISION PSYCHOLOGY
PSYCHOLOGY PSYCHOLOGY
PSYCHOLOGY BOOKLET
PSYCHOLOGY
PSYCHOLOGY
PSYCH
OLOGY PSYCHOLOGY PSYCHOLOGY
STRESS
PSYCHOLOGY PSYCHOLOGY
PSYCHOLOGY PSYCHOLOGY
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THE BODY'S RESPONSE TO STRESS
STRESS
= A STATE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL TENSION AND PSYCHOLOGICAL AROUSAL
PRODUCED BY A STRESSOR, WHICH PUTS THE INDIVIDUAL INTO A FLIGHT OF FIGHT
RESPONSE. IT IS AN ADAPTIVE RESPONSE: IMPORTANT FOR SURVIVAL WHEN
DEALING WITH EMERGENCY SITUATIONS.

STRESSOR
= A PHYSICAL OR PSYCHOLOGICAL STIMULUS THAT…

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THE BODY'S RESPONSE TO STRESS
EFFECTS OF SNS ACTIVATION ON THE BODY
6 symptoms of the fight or flight response
Increased pupil size: more light = better vision
Increased heart rate: greater blood flow to muscles
Glycogen converted to glucose: for energy
Bronchial tubes in lungs dilate:
for greater oxygen…

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Messenger ACTH adrenocorticotrophic hormone

THE BODY'S RESPONSE TO STRESS
Chronic stress: the pituitary-adrenal system
Hypothalamus
Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenal Axis activated
Messenger CRF Corticotrophin-releasing factor
Adrenal cortex stimulated
Cortisol released (high build-up of cortisol causes chronic stress related illnesses)
How can a stressful lifestyle lead to cardiovascular disease? When a person…

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