The body's response to stress

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  • Created on: 16-02-14 16:17

1. WHAT IS THE SYSTEM THAT DEALS WITH CHRONIC STRESSORS CALLED?

  • PITUITARY GLAND
  • SYMPATHOMEDULLARY PATHWAY
  • PITUITARY-ADRENAL SYSTEM
  • HYPATHALAMUS
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2. WHAT ARE THE RESPONSES

  • DECREASED PUPIL SIZE
  • INCREASED HEART RATE, BLOOD PRESSURE AND CARDIAC OUTPUT
  • DECREASED HEART RATE, BLOOD PRESSURE AND CARDIAC OUTPUT

3. NEGATIVE STRESS RELATED EFFECTS ON THE BODY CAUSED BY CORTISOL

  • PANIC ATTACKS
  • HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE AND LOWERED IMMUNE SYSTEM
  • COLD SWEATS AND OVERHEATING

4. HOW ARE THE ADRENAL GLANDS MADE UP?

  • PITUITARY GLAND AND ADRENAL CORTEX
  • MODULE AND CORTEX
  • RIGHT AND LEFT

5. WHERE ARE THE ADRENAL GLANDS?

  • ABOVE THE KIDNEYS
  • BELOW THE KIDNEYS
  • UNDER THE LUNGS
  • IN THE BRAIN

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