Flashcards in Chapter 11 Deck (36)
describes the physical, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral responses to events that require reaction or resistance
Stress is especially active during________
threatening or challenging times
anything that causes stress
What causes Post-Traumatic stress disorder?
exposer to a major stressor
major life events cause what? Why?
stress because it requires adjustment
Define social readjustment rating scale:
scale to measure the amount of stress in a person's life by having that person add up the total "life change units" associated with each major event
Define College undergraduate stress scale
college version os SRRS
what are some examples of hassles?
The________ control a person has, the_________ the degree os stress is. This is known as_________
being pulled towards 22 or more desired oaks, but only one can be obtained
caused by blocking of a desired goal
Frustration often leads to______
Define direct aggression:
taking anger out on what made you mad
Define displaced aggression:
when you take anger out on stuff that didn't make you angry
ex. school makes you mad, you go home and be ill with your family
Define escape or withdrawal:
ignoring the source of your anger
Depression is highly linked to:
People who talk about suicide_________
should be taken seriously and need help
What does the cognitive Appraisal approach state?
how people think about a stressor determines, at least in part, how stressful that stressor will become
What is a primary appraisal?
nature, severity, threat or challenge?
What is secondary appraisal?
ability to cope
The autonomic nervous system react to________
What does the sympathetic system respond to?
What does the parasympathetic system do after stress occurs?
restore the body to normal functioning after the stress has ceased
What is negatively effected by stress?