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Introduction to Psychology Lecture 20 (PSYCH1010 including short answer answer for Test 4) VITAL!

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PSYC 1010
Rebecca Jubis

PSYCH1010 Lecture 20 3222012 90400 AM Stress Coping and HealthChapter 13Biopsychosocial ModelHealth Psychology concerned with the causes treatment and prevention of illnessStress a disruption in psychological and physiological functioning that occurs when an event is perceived as a threat to our goals and when we cannot cope with the stressorMajor Types of Stress 1 Frustration occurs when the pursuit of some goal is blocked 2 Conflict 3 Pressure a To perform b To conform 4 Life Changes any changes in our living circumstances that require readjustment whether these changes are positive or negativeIs there a relationship between stress and subsequent illnessHolmes and RaheSocial Readjustment Rating Scalehelps identify people who are at risk for stress related problems It continues a list of major life events that require changeLife Change Unit LCU300 or more 80 chance of developing illness 15030050 chance 15030 chanceDaily Hassles
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