Thinking about psychology the science of mind and behavior 2e
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 39

Thinking About Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behavior 2e PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 70 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Thinking About Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behavior 2e. Charles T. Blair-Broeker Randal M. Ernst. Dr.Oz. Stress soothers Oz Cab Stress and Weight Gain Stress Proof Your Body in 5 Steps De-Stress Plan One minute to better health (wellness challenge). Biopsychological Domain.

Download Presentation

Thinking About Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behavior 2e

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Thinking about psychology the science of mind and behavior 2e

Thinking About Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behavior 2e

Charles T. Blair-Broeker

Randal M. Ernst


Dr oz

Dr.Oz

  • Stress soothers

  • Oz Cab

  • Stress and Weight Gain

  • Stress Proof Your Body in 5 Steps

  • De-Stress Plan

  • One minute to better health (wellness challenge).


Biopsychological domain

Biopsychological Domain


Stress and health chapter

Stress and Health Chapter


Effects of stress

Effects of Stress

Module 12


Stress

Stress

Module 12: Effects of Stress


Teens stress

Teens & Stress

  • In your group, list the three most stressful things teens deal with daily.

  • List some explanations as to why these things happen and why they are stressful.


Optimism pessimism

Optimism & Pessimism

  • Were your suggestions for “why these things happen” and why they are stressful (the attributions) optimistic or pessimistic?

  • Optimistic thinking empowers people to seek ways to change stressful situations and pessimistic thinking sees no way out of a stressful circumstance.


Stress1

Stress

  • The process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging

  • Is a process of perceiving and responding

  • The response is called a stress reaction.


Stress2

Stress

  • Play “Emotions, Stress and Health” and “Stress: Locus of Control”

  • http://www.learner.org/resources/series142.html

  • Dr.Oz (stress and meditation)

  • http://www.doctoroz.com/press


Health psychology

Health Psychology

  • A subfield of psychology that focuses on how stress affects our well being and health


Stress responding to stress

Stress:Responding to Stress

Module 12: Effects of Stress


Responding to stress

Responding to Stress


Responding to stress1

Responding to Stress


Responding to stress2

Responding to Stress


Hans selye 1907 1982 sell yay

Hans Selye (1907-1982)Sell-yay

  • Psychologist who researched recurring responses to stress the he called the general adaptation syndrome (GAS)

  • Discovered various chemicals caused stress reactions in animals


General adaptation syndrome

General Adaptation Syndrome

  • Sylye’s concept of the body’s adaptive response to stress in three stages

    • Alarm

    • Resistance

    • Exhaustion


General adaptation syndrome1

General Adaptation Syndrome

  • Alarm Reaction – nervous system activated in response to stressor

  • Resistance – body responds with physiological reactions to cope with the stressor

  • Exhaustion – body’s resistance to stress is depleted (physical deterioration)


General adaptation syndrome2

General Adaptation Syndrome


General adaptation syndrome3

General Adaptation Syndrome


General adaptation syndrome4

General Adaptation Syndrome


Thinking about psychology the science of mind and behavior 2e

  • Watch “Worried Sick” Scientific American Frontiers

  • http://www.pbs.org/saf/1310/video/watchonline.htm


Stress stressful events

Stress:Stressful Events

Module 12: Effects of Stress


Daily stress

Daily Stress

  • Stress can be caused by:

    • Typical demands of the day

    • Living situations

    • Economic difficulties


Burnout

Burnout

  • Physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion brought on by persistent job-related stress

  • Burnout can result in:

    • Depression

    • Decreased performance

    • Cynicism


Significant life changes

Significant Life Changes

  • Stress can be the result of personal life changes

    • Death of a loved one (risk of dying in the week after your spouse dies doubles!)

    • Leaving home for college

  • Can result in health problems


Catastrophes

Catastrophes

  • Large scale stress events (i.e. earthquakes, floods, war, etc.)

  • Prolonged exposure can lead to physical and psychological problems.

  • 44% of Katrina-related deaths in Alabama were related to stress.


Effects of perceived control

Effects of Perceived Control

Module 12: Effects of Stress


Perceived control

Perceived Control

  • The sense of control or influence one has over stressful events in one’s life

  • Most studies suggest the lower the perceived control the larger the potential for health-related problems

  • Lower perceived control leads to a lowered immunity to disease.


Control and stress

Control and Stress

  • Play “Coping with Stress: Control and Predictability” (2:49) Module #22 from The Brain: Teaching Modules (2nd edition).


Optimism

Optimism

  • A generally positive outlook on the future

  • Optimists have stronger immune systems and recover faster from health problems.

  • Opposite of pessimism


Stress hormones

Stress Hormones

  • Hormones released in response to stress

  • The body must work to rid the body of the stress hormones.

  • Pessimism and perceived lack of control both produce more stress hormones.


Stress and disease cancer and stress

Stress and Disease:Cancer and Stress

Module 12: Effects of Stress


Stress cancer connection

Stress-Cancer Connection

  • Evidence for a connection is not conclusive.

  • Two conclusions:

    • Stress does not create cancer cells.

    • Stress affects the body’s malignancy- fighting ability.


Cognition and cancer

Cognition and Cancer

  • Play “Cognition and the Immune System: Mind/Body Interaction” (10:20) Segment #4 from The Mind: Psychology Teaching Modules (2nd edition).


Stress and disease stress and heart problems

Stress and Disease:Stress and Heart Problems

Module 12: Effects of Stress


Type a

Type A

  • Term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone.

  • More prone to heart attacks and other stress related illnesses.


Type b

Type B

  • Individuals who are easygoing, relaxed people


The end

The End


  • Login