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primary appraisal

is it relevant?

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secondary appraisal

do i have the coping mechanisms

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acute stressors
-definition
-ex

short term, ends quickly
-test on fri

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chronic stressors
-defintion
-ex

-dont have a clear end point
-homelessness, debt

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anticipatory stressors

waiting for the result

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approach approach
-definition
-example

choosing between 2 good things
-colleges

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approach avoidance
-def
-ex

-one goal that has both pros and cons
-going to grad school

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avoidance avoidance
-def
-ex

choosing between 2 poor options
-highschool lunch

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the inverted U hypothesis
-defintion

-optimal level of arousal
-some stress is important but too much can be impairing

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selye's general adaptation syndrome
-3 things

1. alarm
2. resistance
3. exhaustion

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alarm

1st faced with a stressor

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resistance

preparing to face it

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exhaustion

too much is bad = system failure