Stress: Its Meaning, Impact, and Sources

Stress: Its Meaning, Impact, and Sources

Stress: Its Meaning, Impact, and Sources Dr. Alan H. Teich Chap 3 What is Stress? Stress: A Stimulus A Response A Process A Perception

Nothing is stressful unless you perceived it to be so. Components of the definition of stress Resources Demands Discrepancy

Transactions Lazarus: Cognitive Appraisal Primary Appraisal Secondary Appraisal Factors Affecting Appraisals Personal factors

Situational factors Life transitions Ambiguity Predictability Controllability Primary Secondary

Biopsychosocial Aspects of Stress Biological SNS Reactivity: fight or flight response General Adaptation Syndrome (Selye, 1956) Stages Alarm Reaction Stage of Resistance Stage of Exhaustion General Adaptation Syndrome The bodys resistance to stress can

last only so long before exhaustion sets in Stress resistance Stressor occurs Phase 1 Alarm reaction (mobilize resources) Phase 2 Resistance (cope with stressor)

Phase 3 Exhaustion (reserves depleted) Psychosocial Aspects of Stress Cognitions Emotions Social Behaviors Gender Culture

Sources of Stress Within the person Health Conflicts Family

Approach/approach Avoidance/avoidance Approach/avoidance Children Separation and Divorce Illness, Disability, & Death Job Environment Measuring Stress

Physiological Measures Life Events Polygraph Hormones Holmes & Rahe: Social Readjustment Rating Scale

Daily Hassles Good Stress - Bad Stress Selye Distress Eustress Moderate levels of Stress: Optimal Yerkes-Dodson Inverted U function

Inverted U Function Level of performance Low stress Moderate Stress (Optimal ) High stress

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