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Feeling stressed When out perceived
demands outweigh our
perceived ability to cope

Stressor A stimulus or situation
imposing demands on an
individual

Sympathetic nervous system Prepares body for `fight or
(SNS) flight'


Parasympathetic nervous Returns the body to a state
system (PSNS) of relaxation


Hypothalamicpituatry adrenal Body's system that is…

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In the SAM system, the adrenaline and
adrenal medulla releases.... noradrenaline in to the
bloodstream

Selye's General Adaption Stage 1: Alarm
Syndrome involves... Stage 2: Resistance
Stage 3: Exhaustion

Adrenaline... is a hormone released from
adrenal medulla, acts on
heart to increase heart rate
and blood pressure

An example of…

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