Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Leach PSY chapter 17

stress the physical and mental strain a person experiences in association with demands to adapt to a challenging situation
eustress stress that is positive or motivating
distress stress that is damaging or negative
stressor an event or circumstance that produces stress
approach-approach conflict a type of conflict involving a choice between two positive but mutually exclusive options
avoidance-avoidance conflict a type of conflict involving a choice between two negative or undesirable options
approach-avoidance conflict a type of conflict involving a single goal that has both positive and negative aspects
multiple approach-avoidance conflict a conflict involving a choice between two or more options, each of which has both positive and negative aspects
self-efficacy expectation a person's beliefs that he or she can bring about desired changes or goals through his or her own efforts
general adaptation syndrome the three-stage sequence of behavior in response to stress, consisting of an alarm reaction, a resistance stage, and an exhaustion stage
migraine headache characterized by sudden onset and severe throbbing pain on one side of the head
defensive coping a response to a stressor that temporarily reduces stress but may be harmful in the long run because it neither changes the situation nor removes the stressor
active coping a response to a stressor that reduces stress by changing the situation to eliminate or lessen the negative effects of the stressor
Created by: CoachLeach
Popular Psychology sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards