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Anxiety & stress

The ________ response is a local, physiological response to injury or infection. inflammatory
In the exhaustion stage of the GAS, without defense against the stressor, the body may either rest or mobilize its defenses to return to normal or reach total exhaustion and die. (T/F) T
The local adaptation syndrome is a localized response of the body to stress that involves only a specific body part, instead of the whole body. (T/F) T
During the alarm reaction stage of the GAS, the body compensates for stress by decreasing heart rate and blood pressure. (T/F) F
Developed by Hans Selye, the ___________ syndrome is a model that describes the body’s overall response to stress. generalized adaption
What is "eustress"? short-term stress leading to positive adaption & development
3 stages of Selye's GAS stress response? alarm reaction, stage of resistance, stage of exhaustion
What is the alarm reaction stage of Selye's GAS stress response? person perceives stressor and defense mechanisms are activated (hormones & vital signs rise)
What is the stage of resistance of Selye's GAS stress response? body tries to adapt, vital signs & hormones return to normal
What is the stage of exhaustion of Selye's GAS stress response? adaption mechanisms exhausted, body rests or mobilizes defenses or dies
3 therapies to promote stress managment? Cognitive behavioral therapy, Systematic desensitization, Flooding therapy
What happens to muscle tone during moderate anxiety? muscle tone increases
What happens to motor activity during severe anxiety? motor activity increases
3 interesting anxiety disorders? behavioral addictions, traumatic stress reaction, adjustment disorders
What is somatization? physical manifestation of psychological concerns
In what age group is somatization most common? aging adults
Created by: arbaskett
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