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Pituitary-adrenal system
CHRONIC stressors - controls cortisol: Hypothalamus,Pituitary gland, adrenal cortex
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Sympathomedullary pathway
ACUTE STRESS; SNS and adrenal medulla prepares the body for fight or flight mode
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stress related illness
when stress lowers the immune system so you are more likely to become ill
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Immune system
system of cells within the body try to eliminate antigens (viruses)
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Life changes
major event that start a major transition in someones life (big impact)
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daily hassles
minor stressors that occur on a day-to-day basis
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workplace stress (workload)
workload causes a stress reaction in the body
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workplace stress (control)
control causes a stress reaction in the body
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Personality factors: hardiness
defends against negative effects of stress- life changes are challenges to them.
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Type A behaviour
competitive, easily frustrated by other, impatient
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Type B behaviour
easygoing, relaxed, patient
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ACUTE STRESS; SNS and adrenal medulla prepares the body for fight or flight mode

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Sympathomedullary pathway

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when stress lowers the immune system so you are more likely to become ill

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system of cells within the body try to eliminate antigens (viruses)

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major event that start a major transition in someones life (big impact)

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