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health and stress

health psychology the study of physical health and illness by psychologists from various areas of specialisation
stress an unpleasant state of arousal in which people perceive the demands of an event as taxing or exceeding their ability to statisfy or alter those demands
appraisal the process by which people make judgements about the demands of an event as taxing or exceeding their ability to satisfy or alter those demands
eustress good stress
two factor theory of emotion views emotion as having two components (factors): physiological arousal and cognition
type A behaviour pattern a apttern of behaviour characterised by extremes of competitive striving for achievement a sense of time urgenccy, hostility and aggression
slef-efficacy a person belief that they are capable of the specific behaviour required to produce a desired outcome in a given situation
learned helplessness a phenomenon in which experience with an uncontrolable event creates passive behaviour toward a subsequent threat to wll-being
Created by: beckydydle
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