Stress Psychology AS

Just some revision cards to help people with the Psychology Unit Stress. I have also done a spider diagram with about this if they help you better. 

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  • Created on: 17-01-13 12:12

What is Stress?

  • A state of stress is defined as existing when there is an imbalance between percieved demands and percieved coping response

 

  • A reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand placed upon them. It arises when they worry that they can't cope.
  • Attempting to cope with our continually changing environment
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External Stressors

  • Physical Environment
  • Social Interaction
  • Lack of Organisation
  • Major Life Events
  • Daily Hassels
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Physical Environment

  • Noise
  • Bright Lights
  • Heat
  • Confined Spaces
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Major Life Events

  • Birth
  • Death
  • Lost Job
  • Marital Status
  • Change
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Daily Hassels

  • Commuting
  • Misplaced Keys
  • Mechanical Breakdowns
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Internal Stressors

  • Lifestyle Choices
  • Negative Self-Talk
  • Mind Traps
  • Personality Traits
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Lifestyle Choices

  • Lack of sleep
  • Overloaded Schedule
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Negative Self-Talk

  • Pessimistic Thinking
  • Self Criticism
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Mind Traps

  • Inrealistic Expectations
  • Taking Things Personally
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Personality Traits

  • Perfectionists
  • Workaholics
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