The body's response to stress

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  • Created on: 16-02-14 16:17

1. WHAT ARE THE RESPONSES

  • DECREASED PUPIL SIZE
  • INCREASED HEART RATE, BLOOD PRESSURE AND CARDIAC OUTPUT
  • DECREASED HEART RATE, BLOOD PRESSURE AND CARDIAC OUTPUT
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2. POSITIVE STRESS-RELATED EFFECTS ON THE BODY CAUSED BY CORTISOL?

  • A QUICK BURST OF ENERGY OR LOWER SENSITIVITY TO PAIN
  • INCREASED SEROTONIN LEVELS
  • SLIGHT WEIGHT LOSS

3. WHAT CAUSES PITUITARY TO PRODUCE AND RELEASE ADRENOCORTICOTROPHIC HORMONE?

  • ADRENALINE
  • CORTICOTROPHIN-RELEASING HORMONE
  • HYPOTHALAMUS

4. WHAT ARE THE TWO SYSTEMS IN RESPONSE TO STRESS?

  • THE SYMPATHOMEDULLARY PATHWAY & THE PITUITARY-ADRENAL SYSTEM
  • SYMPATHETIC NEROUS SYSTEM & THE PITUITARY-ADRENAL SYSTEM
  • SYMPATHETIC ADRENAL MEDULLARY & SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM

5. WHERE DO NEURONS FROM THE SNS TRAVEL TO?

  • ABOVE THE KIDNEYS
  • EVERY ORGAN IN THE BODY
  • ADRENAL GLANDS

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