• cope
  • When people think the demands being placed on them exceed their ability to cope, they then perceive stress. (wikipedia.org)
  • This orchestrated process, usually referred to as the "stress response", involves various mechanisms, which allow the body to make the necessary physical, psychological and the neuro-endocrine adjustments required to cope with the demands of a homeostatic challenge. (sun.ac.za)
  • One explanation for why a short stroll packs such a mood-elevating punch is that taking a walk may help people mentally recover during the day, replenishing depleted mental resources and helping people cope with stress. (psychologicalscience.org)
  • stimuli
  • Humans experience stress, or perceive things as threatening, when they do not believe that their resources for coping with obstacles (stimuli, people, situations, etc.) are enough for what the circumstances demand. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stress can be defined operationally as the means by which the body's coping mechanism adapts to external stimuli and changes in the surrounding environment. (reference.com)
  • In this animal model, the psychologically stressed rats are exposed to the visual, olfactory, auditory stimuli (such as struggling, vocalization, defecating, urinating and jumping) from the foot shock rat (Oishi et al. (sun.ac.za)
  • It is, in medical terms, the consequence of the disruption of homeostasis through physical or psychological stimuli brought about by the stranger. (wikipedia.org)
  • cortisol
  • Over four years, 401 women who were stopping contraception and trying to have a baby underwent saliva testing for two stress-related substances: the enzyme alpha-amylase, and the hormone cortisol. (reproductivepartners.com)
  • However, little is known about the specific conditions under which drug users display a dysregulated cortisol response to stress. (umd.edu)
  • Future researchers should conduct larger scale studies with carefully matched healthy non-drug using participants to determine whether the absence of a significant stress effect on cortisol functioning is specific to chronic cocaine use. (umd.edu)
  • Rats
  • Involvement of vasopressin 3 receptors in chronic psychological stress-induced visceral hyperalgesia in rats. (nih.gov)
  • We used a selective vasopressin 3 (V(3)) receptor antagonist SSR149415 to investigate the involvement of the vasopressin (AVP)/V(3) signaling system in the development of stress-induced visceral hyperalgesia in rats. (nih.gov)
  • Rats were exposed to a daily 1-h session of water avoidance stress (WAS) or sham WAS for 10 consecutive days. (nih.gov)
  • We have subjected rats to a number of stress paradigms (varying in duration), and assessed the effects thereof on behaviour at two different time points. (sun.ac.za)
  • chronic stress
  • See allostatic load for further discussion of the biological process by which chronic stress may affect the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • These data support a major role for V(3) receptors in repeated psychological stress-induced visceral hyperalgesia and suggest that pharmacological manipulation of the AVP/V(3) pathway might represent an attractive alternative to the CRF/CRF(1) pathway for the treatment of chronic stress-related gastrointestinal disorders. (nih.gov)
  • Chronic stress can create medical problems including high blood pressure, diabetes, and a compromised immune system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Study
  • The aim of the PsyCo Study is to determine whether psychological Stress has an influence on copeptin levels. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The research team said that their study could be a starting point for identifying groups of people who might benefit from programs designed to improve coping skills or reduce stress. (medindia.net)
  • The main objective of this study was to assess the relationship between indicators of wellbeing and stress and to further assess the relative importance of these wellbeing indicators in explaining stress variance in a large sample of Eastern Cape primary and high school teachers in South Africa. (scielo.org.za)
  • Where can you find a template for a psychological case study? (reference.com)
  • Psychological case study templates are accessible online at professional and governmental websites, including sites belonging to the American Psychological. (reference.com)
  • Results of the current study demonstrated that animals exposed to psychological stress during fetal development are at a higher risk of developing addictive behaviors. (tu-dortmund.de)
  • a psychological study of foreign-policy decisions and fiascoes. (wikipedia.org)
  • social
  • Unrealistic pressures such as this, and pressures from school, work and social life will lead to high levels of stress. (studymode.com)
  • Children who are obese are at a greater risk for social and psychological problems as well, such as peer victimization, increased levels of aggression, and low self-esteem. (wikipedia.org)
  • Technically, the condition results from the child-environment interaction that leads the child to perceive a painful discrepancy, real or imagined, between the demands of a situation on the one hand and their social, biological, or psychological resources on the other. (wikipedia.org)
  • factors
  • There is a scarcity of studies reporting on protective factors in teaching and we know little about their possible role as possible protective factors against stress. (scielo.org.za)
  • The results contributed towards a better understanding of the relative importance of wellbeing constructs as protective factors against teacher stress. (scielo.org.za)
  • Furthermore, the search for solutions to mitigate against teacher stress can no longer be limited to traditional approaches of maladjustment or ill-being, but should also explore factors associated with positive psychological functioning and wellbeing, which can be used as personal resources against stress. (scielo.org.za)
  • Stress is considered one of the major factors involved in the pathogenesis of affective disorders, for example, direct and indirect exposure to terrorist attacks or being subjected to subtle victimization. (sun.ac.za)
  • Psychological stress is a result of many factors and should be dealt with very carefully. (studymode.com)
  • Risk factors include psychological stress. (wikipedia.org)
  • Environmental factors such as an overcautious view of the world expressed by parents and cumulative stress over time have been found to be correlated with panic attacks. (wikipedia.org)
  • researchers
  • A team of researchers led by psychological scientist Cecilie Th√łgersen-Ntoumani of Curtin University in Australia made use of a specially designed cell phone app to gauge the changes in people's mood in the moment, in an attempt to get a more accurate picture of how exercise influences mood throughout the workday. (psychologicalscience.org)
  • issues
  • Primary causes of stress include: pain and/or itching during the healing process, reliving the event and the circumstances that caused the burn injury, changes in appearance and the reaction of others to these changes, and worries about the future concerning all of these issues. (burnsurvivor.com)
  • There are also some societal issues that psychological stress can hamper. (studymode.com)
  • If we don't find a solution to stress we may have health related issues due to prolonged stress . (studymode.com)
  • Psychological issues are addressed in a developmental framework and emphasize the dynamic relationships which exist between children, their families, and the health delivery system as a whole. (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • A little stress can be productive when it comes to accomplishing tasks, such as meeting home, school or work deadlines. (reference.com)
  • found
  • We found that PS is associated with reduced number of EPCs, increased oxidative stress levels, and impairment of EPC angiogenic activities (adhesion, migration, integration into tubules). (ahajournals.org)
  • We found a very high prevalence of academic stress and poor sleep quality among medical students. (peerj.com)
  • aspects
  • Research labs have been founded at Tilburg University, Tilburg Netherlands led by Dr. Susanne Pedersen, and at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina led by Dr. Samuel Sears, that focus on psychological aspects of cardiac disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • fatigue
  • A new review states that regular exercise and psychiatric counseling might help cancer patients suffering from symptoms of fatigue and stress. (medindia.net)
  • health
  • Prior stress exposure is known to alter the activation response to a subsequent stressor and the means of coping with stress can influence health and disease. (sun.ac.za)
  • Hypothesis: I believe that stress occurs at any age and it's related to health. (studymode.com)
  • SPP aims to promote health and psychological well-being of children, adolescents, and their families through the promotion of evidence-based science and practice, education, training, and advocacy. (wikipedia.org)
  • syndrome
  • Caregiver syndrome or caregiver stress is a condition of exhaustion, anger, rage, or guilt that results from unrelieved caring for a chronically ill dependent. (wikipedia.org)
  • body
  • While a part of everyday life, the varying degrees of stress are what impact the body and mind. (reference.com)
  • The stranger's act of gently placing his finger with his saliva to the child's arm, foot, or any particular part of the child's body, could make him more familiar to the child, and thus, reduce if not remove the stress. (wikipedia.org)
  • response
  • The visceromotor response to phasic colorectal distension (CRD, 10-60 mmHg) was assessed before and after stress. (nih.gov)