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Flashcards in Stress And Health Deck (17):
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Immune system

The body natural defense system
Against infection

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Stress

A person's reaction to his or her inability to cope with certain tense or event situation

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Stressor

A stress/producing event or situation

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Stress reaction

The body's response to stressor

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Distress

Stress that stands for acute anxiety or pressure

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Eustress

Positive stress, which results from motivating strivings and challenges

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Conflict situation

When a person must choose between two or more options button to result from opposing motives

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Cognitive appraisal

The interpretation of an event that helps determine its stress impact

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the coping mechanism in which the person decides
That the event is not really a stressor

Denial

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Intellectualization

A coping mechanism in which the person analyzes
A situation from an emotionally detached view point

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Progressive relaxation

Lying down comfortably and tensing and releasing the tension
In each major muscle group in turn

12

Biofeedback

The process of learning to control bodily states by monitoring
The states to be controlled

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Autonomy

Ability to take care of oneself and make one decision

14

Developmental friendship

Friends force one another to re-examine their basic assumptions and perhaps adopt new ideas and beliefs

15

Resynthesis

Come binding old ideas with new ones and we organizing feelings in order to renew one's identity

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Career

Vocation in which a person works at least a few years

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Comparable worth

The concept that women and men should receive equal pay for jobs calling a comparable skill and responsibility