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Exam # 1 STUDY GUIDE
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Walter Cannon---Fight or Flight
Hans Selye----General Adaptation Syndrome
What are stressors, different categories of stressors, distress/eustress
Progressive Relaxation- bracing
Kobasa and colleagues theories
Goals of Stress Management
Dimensions of health and wellness
Major components of the Brain
Function of : Autonomic Nervous System, Endocrine System, Limbic System, Reticular
Activating System
Stress “FLOW” response
Hormones secreted by pituitary gland
Vasopressin, cortisol, thyroxin….
Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous system
Blood pressure: systolic and diastolic, average blood pressure
Characteristics of Hot Reactors
Psychosomatic: what does it mean….
Psychogenic and somatogenic
Immune functions of the specific blood cells, phagocytes, lymphocytes, T and B cells
What is hypertension, percentages of Americans with hypertension, causes of
hypertension
Heart attacks-leading cause of death in America, stroke (apoplexy) , coronary artery
disease
Cancer and cancer causing agents
Migraine headache- cause, pre-attack, indicator…
Cholesterol- HDL/LDL
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