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RYERSONPSY 707Marilyn HadadFall

PSY 707 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1&4: Hans Selye, Biopsychosocial Model, Stress Management

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Robert hooke"s law to explain mechanical elasticity noted how a structure like a bridge can endure heavy loads when stress places a strain on it. Gener
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RYERSONPSY 707Skye StephensWinter

PSY 707 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Natural Killer Cell, Humoral Immunity, B Cell

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Chapter 4: stress, illness & the immune system. Inflammation: immune response of the body to damaged tissues/infections characterized by swelling, pain
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RYERSONPSY 707Skye StephensWinter

PSY 707 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Arnold Lazarus, Entropic Force, Psychosomatic Medicine

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Stress is a generic term that can be substituted for apprehension/fear/anxiety, irritation/ embarrassment/grief & not limited to emotional experiences
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RYERSONPSY 707Skye StephensWinter

PSY 707 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Basal Ganglia, Peripheral Nervous System, Cerebral Hemisphere

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Capable of parallel distributed processing: brain has more than one functional region/pathway to achieve its ends; adaptive for survival. Innervates/ s
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RYERSONPSY 707Marilyn HadadFall

PSY 707 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6&7: Internalizing Disorder, Extraversion And Introversion, Psychoticism

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Health related behavior models focus on how personality factors influence health related behaviors: certain personality factors predispose us to engage
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RYERSONPSY 707Skye StephensWinter

PSY 707 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Shock Absorber, Cortisol, Acculturation

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Chapter 8: interpersonal stress: the stress of divorce. Divorce is a legal dissolution of the partnership. Up to of 1st marriages end in divorce & 2nd
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RYERSONPSY 707Skye StephensWinter

PSY 707 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Avoidance Coping, Cognitive Restructuring, Emotional Reasoning

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Coping refers to the effective use of resources & strategies to deal w/ internal/external demands. It"s the efforts we take to manage situations that w
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RYERSONPSY 707Skye StephensWinter

PSY 707 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11 & 12: Double-Decker Bus, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Colorectal Cancer

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*ff are benefits but drawbacks include time commitment, effort & risk of physical injury: Combats bone mass loss due to aging & Builds self-confidence,
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RYERSONPSY 707Skye StephensWinter

PSY 707 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid, Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder

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PSY 707 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Divine Command Theory, Viktor Frankl, Abraham Maslow

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Hebrews followed what we call now divine command theory of happiness that states that the path to happiness is to follow the commands of a supreme bein
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RYERSONPSY 707Skye StephensWinter

PSY 707 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Shift Work, Role Conflict, Stress Management

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*technostress-the pressure to adapt to serious & fundamental changes in job roles that are driven by new tech; may also related to general difficulty a
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