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1

According to Hans Selye, distress is...

Unpleasant and objectionable

2

What can cause acute stress? Example

Skiing downhill on a difficult slope

3

What hormone is released into the bloodstream to help repair the damage done to the body by stress

Cortisol

4

What happens in the resistance stage of the GAS

Prepare to fight the stressor

5

According to yerkes-Dodson law, when are higher levels of arousal best?

When performing complex tasks

6

According to transactional model of stress and coping, what two processes does an individual undergo when attempting to cope with stress

Primary and secondary appraisal

7

Russell saw a spider, he immediately jumped to his feet and ran out the room.. what response was activated

FFF response

8

During what stage of the GAS is the sympathetic nervous system activated

Alarm-reaction

9

What happens if the stressor is not removed in the first stage of the GAS?

Body will maintain FFF response

10

Name an example of primary appraisal

Evaluating potential impact of stressor

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