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Ch. 3 Managing Stress

Vocabulary terms Chapter 3
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distress
negative stress
optimism
THE TENDENCY TO FOCUS ON THE POSITIVE ASPECTS OF A SITUATION
catastrophe
an event that threatens lives and may destroy property
stress
THE RESPONSE OF YOUR BODY AND MIND TO BEING CHALLENGED OR THREATENED
perfectionist
A PERSON WHO ACCEPTS NOTHING LESS THAN EXCELLENCE
fight or flight response
the response to stress which causes the body to increase adrenaline which results in rapid heartbeat and breathing and the increase in the amount of hormones in the body which increases blood sugar to produce more energy
mental rehearsal
you practice an event without actually doing the event
biofeedback
the process of learning to control bodily states by monitoring the states to be controlled
stressor
the EVENT OR SITUATION that causes stress
resilience
the ability to bounce back from disappointment
pessimist
a person who tends to see the bad side of things
eustress
Positive Stress