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Lecture 5

Psychology 2036A/B Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Adrenal Cortex, Hans Selye, Walter Bradford Cannon


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYCH 2036A/B
Professor
Doug Hazlewood
Lecture
5

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Week 5 – Stress and Coping
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Shakespeare
 Hazlewood !
Part 1: Two (Early) Approaches to Defining Stress
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##Exams are stressful
!!!
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##I feel stressed at exam time
&
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'!!##heart speeds up, mouth goes dry, stomach feels tight, you sweat/perspire
Part 2: Early Contributions: Stress is a Physiological Response
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!67
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!8!
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General Adaptation Syndrome 9"/#+:. &
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'.&;
!##!!
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!
1&!!!!8!
'!!!&Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenocortical '" "<&
=5<>4!!
4!!4!!<
"!<!##! &
!
!4554!
!

!<Note: Phase 3 of GAS
!!?!
Part 3: A Third Approach – Stress is a Process
"# ! #+:+
/4!!(
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