Stress Management Flashcards

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Name two physiological stress mangaments-
Benzodiazepines and Betablockers
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Name two psychological stress managements-
SIT and Hardiness training
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How do Benzodiadepines (BZ's) work?
They work by making the body make more GABA (bodies natural anxiety relief) they also reduce serotonine activity which reduces anxiety
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Name 3 evaluation points of BZ's
They are very effective (Kahn found that they were superior to a placebo), they are effective in reducing anxiety, they are easy to use
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How do Beta Blockers work?
It reduces the acitvity of SAM therefore its harder to stimulate cells, so the heart beats slower which reduces blood pressure and therrefore less stress
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Name 3 evaulation points of BB's
They can lead to addiction, there is an increased risk of diabities, they only treat the symptoms not the cause
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What are the three steps of SIT?
Conceptualisation - establish relationship, Skills Aquisition- Tuahgt skills to practice positive thinking and relaxtion and Application Phase- apply in situations
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Name 3 evluation points of SIT?
It has research support (Meichenbam found it successful with acute and chronic stress), It is time consuming, it helps people with future stressors
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What is the aim of Hardiness training?
To teach people to become more hardy
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What are the 3 steps of Hardinesss training?
Focusing - clients taught to recognise signs of stress, Reliving Stressful Encounters- so they can analyse it and Self Improvement - learnt new techniques of how to deal
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Name 3 evaluation points of Hardiness Training-
Has helped at risk students stay in uni and graduate, before it can treat someone it needs to adress personality and habits which are difficult to change and its very time consuming and expensive
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