Stress key terms

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The pituitary arenal pathway
Releases cortisol to calm you down back to the parasympathetic state
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The sympathomedullary pathway
Releases arenaline causing a fight ot flight reaction (preparing the body for action)
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immunosuppression
When your immune system doesn't work as efficiently as it's suppressed
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T cells
Responsible for killing bacteria which could cause illness
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Stress
Result of stressor
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Type A personality
Competitive, time management, hostile = more likely to get CVDs
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Type B personality
Relaxed, talk to others, express feelings = less likely to get CVDs
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Daily hassles
Minor stressors that occur everyday e,g) chores
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Stressor
Something which causes a stress response
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Workplace stressors
Stressors that occur in the workplace
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Hardiness
Control, Commitment, Challenge. Takes stress as a challenge and deals with it well
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Life events
Major events that happen only once or twice and cause major stress/readjustment
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Releases arenaline causing a fight ot flight reaction (preparing the body for action)

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The sympathomedullary pathway

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When your immune system doesn't work as efficiently as it's suppressed

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Responsible for killing bacteria which could cause illness

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Result of stressor

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