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PSY333H1 Study Guide - Cortisol, Cognitive Test, Sympathetic Nervous System


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSY333H1
Professor
Nevena Simic

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PSY333 JUNE 4, 2012
PSYCH FACTORS AND PHYSICAL WELL BEINBG THEN STRESS
STRESS
- Pile of work deadlines
- Waiting in lineup like airport
- Traffic
- Different sits but umbrella of stress
Stress
- Negative emotional experience
- Some positive outcome to stress like getting work done, feeling not positive experience
- Accompanied by
- Biochemical
- Physiological
- Cognitive
- Behavioral change
Sources
- Common sources of stress
- Money, exams, depletion of resources
- Relationships
- College student 1 thrid stressful events casused by relationshipps
- Married couples up to 80 perent relationship strain
- Most think relationship as social support as positice but also stress
- What do couples stress about
- How to spend money
- Work family time balance
- Fair distribbuton of childcare/household tasks
- Illness/divorce
Work pressure is 2
- Long hourse, constant deadlines, respinisbilty final exam
- My life is in your habnds jobs high stress like doctor firefighter air trafdfice control
- Cowrker/bosses, lack of resources, physical environment - pollutants
- Longer commutes = higher stress people longer commutes longer stress subjective and
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