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PSY 101 CHAP 13

PSY 101

What are the four types of stress and explain? Frustration- goal is thwarted Conflict- 2 things compete for your attention Change-alteration that causes one's life to readjust Pressure- expectations or demands effect a person's behavior
What is the main stress hormone? Cortisol
What are effects of stress? Lower immune system Increase of pain Lower attention span Lower white blood cell count lower memory increase of disease
What are the three reactions to stress and explain? Emotional- anger, sad, anxiety Physiological- immune system, sleep, attention span Behavioral- scream, punch, fight, shutdown, run away
Characteristics of type A personality. organized, punctual, math/logic, athletic, short-fuse, competitive
Characteristics of type B personality. messy, late, laid back, music/writing, artistic, relaxed
What are five health impairing behaviors? smoking, poor eating, high caffeine intake, lack of exercise, being promiscuous
Created by: smcgove1