Class Notes (1,100,000)
CA (620,000)
Queen's (10,000)
PSY (2,000)
PSYC 100 (1,000)
Lecture 24

PSYC 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 24: Adrenal Gland, Homeostasis, Digestion


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 100
Professor
Caroline F Pukall
Lecture
24

This preview shows half of the first page. to view the full 3 pages of the document.
Week24:MentalHealth:Health,Stress,andCoping:
StressandItsManagement
FightorFlight:ourreflexesprovideinstantsurvivalreactioninsomecircumstances
thatallowsadrenalinetoflowmorequicklyandintensifiesoursensestoallowusto
quicklygatherinformationtodeterminetheextentofthedanger.Oncethethreatis
removedourbodygoesbacktoabaselinestate.
Stress
Scales: oneof
themost
common
measuresoflifestressorsisascalecalledtheSocialReadjustmentRatingScale
.It
lists43stressfullifeeventsthatareeachassignedavaluedependingonhow
traumaticthateventwasfelttobebyalargesampleofparticipants.
GeneralAdaptationSyndrome:ausefulframeworkforunderstandingananimal’s
physiologicalresponsetostressors.Therearethreestages:
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version