Stress

January 29, 2016

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General adaptation syndrome - Intro to Psychology
General Adaptation Syndrome - Pattern of general physical responses that take essentially the same form in responding to any serious chronic stressor

Alarm reactions - first stage of the GAS during which the body mobilizes its resources to cope with a stressor

Stage of Resistance - Second stage of the GAS, during which the body adapts to and uses resources to cope with a stressor

Stage of Exhaustion - Third stage of the GAS, during which the body depletes its resources in responding to an ongoing stressor

Tend and befriend model - Stress response model proposing that females are biologically predisposed to respond to threat by nurturing and protecting offspring and seeking social support

Tend-and-Befriend Model - AKA What I do when someone is threatening my kids! Come at me Bro!

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Way to go class! I think you have a pretty good understanding of emotions 25 of you scored 100 on the Check Your Understanding quiz! Keep up the good work!