Stress

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Biological Responses in stress

  • General adaptation syndrome
  • sympathetic/parasympathetic arousal
  • Flight or Flight syndrome 

Origins & Health effects of stress

  • transactional nature
  • environmental
  • social and occupational
  • inidividua suspectibility
  • short and long term effects on physical & mental health

Stress reduction strategies

  • physical excersise & relaxtion techniques
  • cognitive strategies
  • individual coping strategies/defence mechanisms
  • social stragies & social support
  • organisation stress-reduction strategies 

Higher Psycholology Revison- General Adaptation Syndrome

DESCRIBE AND EVALUATE THE GENERAL ADAPTATION SYNDROME (GAS), AS AN EXPLANATION OF STRESS PROCESSES. KU 8- AE 2

(Selye 1936,1950)

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