Technique using a machine to self monitor physical responses to stress
Food substances that can provide stress like responses.
Modification of thoughts ideas and belief's that contribute to stress
Stress management technique in which a person consciously tries to prepare ahead of time for a potential stressors.
Personality trait characterized by control commitment and challenge
Environmental stressors of which people are often unaware.
A state of physical and mental exhaustion caused by excessive stress
Condition in which a person feels overly pressured by demands
Hormone released by the adrenal glands that makes stored nutrients more readily available to meet energy demands
AKA Adrenaline Hormone that stimulates body systems in response to stress
Parasympathetic Nervous System
Branch of autonomic nervous system responsible for slowing systems stimulated by the stress response.
Sympathetic Nervous System
Branch of the autonomic nervous system for stress arousal
Autonomic Nervous System
Portion of central nervous system regulating body functions
General Adaptation Syndrome
Pattern followed in the physiological response to stress
Balanced Physiological State in which all body's systems function's smoothly
Stress that can have detrimental effect on health AKA Negative Health
Physical, social or psychological event or condition that we perceive challenges or threatens us.
Stress that prevents opportunities for person growth. Aka positive stress
Science that examines relationship between brain and behavior and how it effects immune system