AS psychology stress quiz part 1

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how many systems are there for dealing with stress?
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The HPA system is also known as the what?
pituitary adrenal system
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The SAM system is also known as the what?
sympathomedullary pathway
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The definition of a stressor is
internal and external sources of stress
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An example of a life change is
death of a spouse
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HPA is a bodily response to what?
chronic/long term stress
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SAM is a bodily response to what?
acute/short term stress
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The correct pathway for HPA is
hypothalamus alerted ->pituitary gland -> adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) -> adrenal cortex -> cortisol
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The definition of a stressor is

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