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1

What can buffer the impact of stress?

Parenting and other forms of social support.

2

What are the three types of stress?

1. Positive. 2. Tolerable. 3. Toxic.

3

What is positive stress?

Brief, intermittent, mild-moderate stress.

4

What is an example of positive stress?

An exam.

5

What is tolerable stress?

Highly stressful event in the presence of protective factors. They are usually acute.

6

What is toxic stress?

Severe, long-lasting, unremitting stress in the absence of protective factors.

7

Is physical abuse worse than emotional abuse?

Yes.

8

What kind of abuse leads to a greater likelihood of developing conduct disorder?

Physical abuse.

9

What did the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study establish?

Physical abuse is worse than emotional abuse.

10

What can emotional abuse lead to?

Depression.

11

What is the long-term consequences of stress?

Blunted cortisol response to stress; lower response to acute stress.

12

What can physical abuse lead to?

Conduct disorder.