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Psychology P102 Exam 3 Stress Study Guide 2010 VlachosWeber What is an alternative stress response and which is especially common among women What is this due to Tend and befriend means to seek and give support What is a catastrophe How are catastrophes appraised An unpredictable largescale event such as war or natural disaster that nearly everyone appraises as threatening What effects did Rubonis and Bickman report following a catastrophe In disaster s wake rates of psychological disorders such as depression and anxiety rose an average 17 How does chronic stress lead to heart disease and depression Hormonal secretions pulse rate and blood pressure soar esp in Type A personalities The hormones accelerate the buildup of plaque on the artery walls that produce atheroscelerosis high blood pressure and increased risk of strokes and heart attacks What are the 2 ways in which your immune system can err 1 responding too stronglyiattack the body s own tissues causing arthritis or an allergic reaction 2 underreacting allow a dormant herpes virus to erupt or cancer cells to multiply Which gender is immunologically stronger Women Which gender is most susceptible to self attacking disease Women How does stress affect the course of AIDS Stress and negative emotions correlate with progression from HIB infection to AIDS and with the speed of decline in those infected More stress greater immune suppression faster disease progression What is the relationship between stress and cancer Immune systems weakened by stress tumors developed sooner and grew larger People are at increased risk for cancer Within a year after experiencing depression helplessness or bereavement What were Cohen s findings regarding the relationship between social ties and immune functioning Among humans and other primates those at the bottom of the social pecking order are more likely than their higherstatus companions to become sick when exposed to a coldlike virus But for those highstatus baboons and monkeys who frequently have to physically defend their dominant position highstatus also entails stress What is aerobic exercise How does it affect mood depression and anxiety Aerobic exercise is sustained exercise that increases heart and lung tness Jogging swimming and biking People who do aerobic exercise three times a week or more also manage stressful events better exhibit more selfcon dence feel more vigor and feel depressed and fatigued less often than those who exercise less
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