Flashcards in Stress Deck (5)
Involves a physical and psychological response to an event or change. Refers to both events (stressors) and how we react to the changes (stress reactions).
General adaptation syndrome (Selye)
Three stage process of stress response: alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
Affect how people respond to stress.
Type A personality
Stress triggers hostility, anger, competitiveness. Higher risk of wart disease.