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These notes cover PSYC 435, Midterm Exam that was due for February 5th
Stress and Gender:
This lecture was about all the stress related with gender. You'll find:
- Gender definition
- The Traditional woman
- The Traditional man
- Gender Roles: Man vs Woman
- Daily Stress: Man vs Woman
- Stressors and Reaction: Man vs Woman
- Coping strategies
- Gender and coping
- Stress and the Hippocampus
- Stress and Black Women
- Oxytocin and stress
- Vasopressin and Stress
Stress and aging.
This lecture was about the implication of stress in aging. It includes:
- Important informations
- Aging and diseases
- Aging and stress
- Aging and the brain
- The reason why we age: Cellular clock theory, Hormonal stress theory, Free Radicals theory
Stress and development. This lecture is about the impact of stress on the development of infant, toddlers and school aged children.
- Infant and stress
- Cortisol in Infant
- Differenciation in infant
- Infant and stressors
- Normal stress
- parenral stressors and their consequences
- type of attachment
- sign of stress in toddlers
These notes cover diabetes which is a metabolic disorder caused by the pancreas not producing enough insulin resulting in hyperglycemia. (stress= cortisol=glucocorticoids).
These notes Cover Chapter 1, as mix from both the book and from the class slides.
These notes cover the first part of the chapter on the immune system: how it fights intruders, B and and T cells, infections, bacterias, etc. They also cover the line of defense, immunity and allergies. This chapter will be covered in class in three parts.
Stress and Sociocultural Factors.
In this lecture, we talk about the socio-cultural factors that affect our stress.
- Impact of Socioeconomic Status (SES)
- Subjective SES( how do I perceive...)
- Figure on the importance of "Control"
- Some Key info
Gender is a social category that influences how people are defined and how they define themselves. These notes will cover how suprisingly stress can differ between men and women: where their stressors primarly came from, their affective responses, their coping ways, their physiological responses (hyppocampus, estrogen, oxytocin, cortisol,etc) and the health outcomes.
These notes cover the part two of three of the immune system chapter: treatments to allergies,how does stress affect the immune system (lymphocytes), what happens to our body when a stressor lasts months or even years, individual responses, studies, researches, experiences and problems related to immune dysfunction such as cold flu, wound healing, AIDS/HIV and Cancer
These notes cover the second part of the chapter on the immune system. We saw what's going on during an allergic reaction and the treatments to it.We also cover how does stress affect the immune system and our whole body, some important experiences, researches and studies done by Kiecolt & Glaser on stress and immunity and finally immune dysfunctions related to stress like wound healing and cancer.
These notes will cover stress in infants (0-12 months old), toddlers (1-5 years old) and school-aged children (5-12 years old). They'll also cover their major stressors, their coping ways, the crucial role of parents, the environment they grow up in and the potential attachment issues children may have if they do not receive proper care.
Study guide on introducton to stress, cardiovascular response to stress and physiological response to stress.
These notes cover all the lecture material and power-point slides that will be on the upcoming midterm, EXAM #2. These notes are based from [in-class] Professor D. Mumby's lecture and power-points.
These notes cover the first part of three of the immune system chapter : B and T cells, how antibodies work, immunity, the line of defense to fight a bacteria (skin, inflammatory response and antibodies) , allergies and why they happen often, particularly in Canada and in the U.S with peanuts among school-aged children .
These notes cover what are auto immune diseases (also known as inflammatory disorders) why and how they develop and how stress can affect these illnesses.
Stress and fetal development. This interesting lecture covers the effect and consequences stress has on a fetus. You’ll find:
- Important Infos
- The impact of stress on the development
- The reasons why those are the impact
- The HPA axis and Cortisol
- Stress and Hormones
- Some infos on the placenta
- The type of stress
- Stress and pregnancy stages
These notes cover Post Traumatic Syndrome Disorder (war, sexual assault, crimes) and how stress impacts the gravity of this disorder.
These notes cover the final part of the chapter on the immune system: relation between a common cold and stress, health factors, pain and wound healing
Why do we age? What's the number one killer nowadays? How do stress and environment impact aging?