HESC/ KNES 342 FINAL STUDY GUIDE
HESC/ KNES 342 FINAL STUDY GUIDE hesc/knes 342
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HESC/KNES 342 Study Guide Exam 330 points Review College student stress and how it relates to the job market/occupational stress causes • College student stress: academic stress, financial stress social stress, career stress • Relates to occupational stress causes: work overload, harassment, not enough resources • Globalization less jobs avail because performed overseas Know the various causes of college student stress • Social stress: Relations- new, intimate, maturity, networking ,sexual exploration, diff social opportunities • Financial stress: Tuition, school+ work, credit debt • Career stress: understand market, does education relate to career?, competition, experience • Minority: language, culture, prejudice/ discrimination, lack resources, physical disability, sexual orientation Review stats. on the American obesity • 33%/ 1/3 Understand the difference between physical and emotional hunger • physical hunger= survival • emotional hunger= eat for comfort- not really hungry , crave carbs and sugar when stressed Understand the differences between proteins/carbohydrates/minerals, fats • proteins: provide body with amino acids (form muscle, bone, blood, enzymes) – lean meat, soy, beans, dairy • carbohydrates- - beak to simple sugars- while plant foods, while grains, fruits, veggies (291) • minerals- help regulate body functions, maintain body tissues, catalyst for energy release) calcium, K, magnesium, sodium, chloride, phosphorus • fats: major source of energy, gene formation, cell membrane, transport fat soluble vitamins, improve metabolism, regulate immune system : healthy fats: unsaturated: fish, avocado, nuts Know what "good and bad" cholesterol is • good= unsaturated (mono- poly -)= healthy = HDL = can transport back to liver (elimination) • bad= saturated/ trans fatty acids= unhealthy = LDL (low density lipoproteins) = releases cholesterol in artery lining= heart disease Review vitamins as they relate to stress • vitamins stress depletes: B complex and Vitamin C Know the harmful effects of smoking and alcohol abuse • 37% of drug abusers have addiction and abuse • most drink to relax • people who suffer with addiction show actual physical changes in areas of the brain crucial for judgment, decision making, learning and memory, and behavior control. Review ways to improve your memory • engage all senses Be familiar with nutrition as it relates to managing stress Know the importance of good sleep hygiene • function at optimal levels, help balance self • sleep deprivation= eventually irreversible damaging effects o affects concentration, weakens immune system, elevates cortisol levels, faster aging, impair growth and memory, lower sex drive, more susceptible to disease (diabetes/ crushing syndrome) Understand the impact that financial stress has on college students • credit card debt increases college student health risk • sleep and appetite loss/ increase, addictions, self destructive behaviors, relation probs Understand your textbook's strategies for managing finances • spend less than earn, save, rest, invest early, keep credit clean, avoid credit interest, but what need not want Tuesdays With Morrie Questions • when you know how to die, you know how to live Know the causes and complexities of addiction (Module 3 LGW) • a person may feel more confident, more relaxed, better equipped to perform, happier, even euphoric, and depending upon the type of drug used • Addiction usually begins in childhood and adolescence. This is unfortunate because the prefrontal cortex of the brain is still developing into adulthood. This complication is two- fold: 1. The prefrontal cortex is the area of the brain responsible for judgment, decision making and keeping our emotion under control. Because a person has not matured yet they are more vulnerable to make poor decisions about using in the first place. 2. Using drugs while the brain is still developing can cause long-lasting negative effects. MBSR training (Module 3) Be sure to review the training link. • Helps with: Cope with stress, pain, and the challenges of everyday life • Deal with disturbing events with grace and composure • Be fully present and alive in this moment • cope with stress, pain, and the challenges of everyday life. • Body scan Uses for cognitive behavior therapy (Module 3) • focus on present • oriented towards problem solving • Patients learn skills that identify dysfunctional thinking, seek to relate to others in various ways, and change beliefs and behaviors Review statistics on American household debt. • $7500, over 18% interest Review text material on occupational stress and burnout • occupational stress: symptoms of sustained arousal and reactivity to demands at work • sources: factors intrinsic to job itself, career development, relations at work, organizational structure/ climate, work-family interface, lack of anatomy, isolation, environmental factors • burnout= depleted energy, lack motivation to continue or care for self o results from incompatibility between requirements of job and imbalance and lack of control o = can lead to exhaustion, feels of failure/ (-) attitude, pessimism/ cynicism, lack motivation, oversleeping, absences Some exam answers • 1 tsp salt= 2300 mL sodium • caffeine= higher levels of cortisol & adrenaline , essential nervous system stimulant • reduce test anxiety= join study group, relaxation exercises • anxiety disorders, brain abnormalities • higher credit score= pay off balances • sleep deprivation = don’t function at optimal level, over time= damaging effects = irreversible
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