Stress related illnesses: immune system

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1. WHAT DID KIECOLT-GLASER ET AL'S 1984 BLOOD SAMPLE EXPERIMENT SHOW?

  • ACUTE STRESSORS PROLONG WOUND HEALING
  • THAT SHORT TERM STRESSORS REDUCE IMMUNE SYSTEM
  • THAT SHORT TERM STRESSORS INCREASE IMMUNE SYSTEM
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2. WHAT DID EVANS FIND FROM THEIR STUDY IN 1994?

  • THAT ACUTE STRESS INCREASED IMMUNE SYSTEM (sIgA increased) BUT LONG TERM (EXAMS) DECREASED sIgA DECREASED IMMUNE SYSTEM
  • THAT ACUTE STRESS DECREASED IMMUNE SYSTEM (sIgA increased) BUT LONG TERM (EXAMS) INCREASED sIgA DECREASED IMMUNE SYSTEM

3. WHO CARRIED OUT A META-ANALYSIS ON 293 STUDIES?

  • FISCHER ET AL 1972
  • SEGERSTROM AND MILLER 2004
  • MALARKEY 1994
  • MARUCHA 1998

4. WHO FOUND 3 EVALUATIVE POINTS AGAINST RESEARCH INTO ILLNESS AND STRESS RELATIONSHIP?

  • SEGERSTROM AND MILLER 2004
  • LAZARUS 1992
  • MALARKEY 1994

5. WHAT WERE THE THREE EVALUATIVE POINTS THOUGHT UP BY LAZARUS?

  • 1)THERE ARE DIFFERENT FACTORS THAT AFFECT HEALTH 2) RESEARCH FOCUSED ON SHORT TIME PERIODS 3) HEALTH STABLE AND SLOW TO CHANGE WOULD BE HARD TO TELL CHANGES UNLESS SIGNIFICANT
  • 1)ONLY THING THAT AFFECTS HEALTH 2) RESEARCH FOCUSED ON LONG TIME PERIODS 3) HEALTH STABLE AND SLOW TO CHANGE WOULD BE EASY TO TELL CHANGES
  • 1)INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES 2) REAL WORLD APPLICATION 3) ONLY THING THAT AFFECTS HEALTH

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