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Psychology
Course
Psychology 1000
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Prof
Semester
Fall

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Stress The Stress Response Psychosomatic Disorders Traumatic Stress What causes stress? Are there consequences of prolonged stress? How can you protect yourself against stress? Cortisol  Effects similar to epinephrine  Coverts protein to glucose  Makes fats available for energy  Increase blood flow Immune system  Stress can suppress the immune system, making the person more vulnerable  How? Stress results in release of glucocorticoids… directly suppress the action of white blood cells Note:  Reaction depends on appraisal  Do you perceiv
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