Stress

January 28, 2016

Module 10 Due Dates

Take note that the test on 2/3 is for both Module 9 and Module 10 and that your research essay is due which will open on 2/1
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Emotion, Stress and Health: Crash Course Psychology #26
  • Stress - a physical and mental response to a challenging or threatening situation
  • a stressful stimulus, a condition demanding adaptation
  • Traumatic Stressor - a situation that threatens one's physical safety, arousing feelings of fear, horror, or helplessness
  • Acute Stress - a temporary pattern o stressor-activated arousal with a distinct onset and limited duration
  • Chronic Stress - continuous stressful arousal persisting over time
  • Fight-or-Flight response - Sequence of internal processes preparing an organism for struggle or escape
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