• Psychology
  • Play media In psychology, stress is a feeling of strain and pressure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Usog or balis is a topic in psycho-medicine in Filipino Psychology (but considered just as a Filipino superstition in Western Psychology) where an affliction or psychological disorder is attributed to a greeting by a stranger, or an evil eye hex. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cardiac psychology is a specialization of health psychology that focuses on the primary and secondary prevention of heart disease by incorporating strategies to address the emotional and behavioral barriers to lifestyle changes (e.g. smoking cessation), and that seeks to enhance recovery in cardiac patients by means of providing patients tools (e.g. stress management and psychotherapy) to cope with life and physical changes associated with their disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pediatric psychology is a multidisciplinary field of both scientific research and clinical practice which attempts to address the psychological aspects of illness, injury, and the promotion of health behaviors in children, adolescents, and families in a pediatric health setting. (wikipedia.org)
  • The field of pediatric psychology developed to address unmet needs for psychological services in the pediatric setting and the field blends together several distinct areas in psychology (such as behavioral medicine, health psychology, developmental psychology, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Society of Pediatric Psychology (SPP, Division 54) resides under the American Psychological Association (APA), see http://www.apadivisions.org/division-54/index.aspx. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the work of a recent task force commissioned by the Society of Pediatric Psychology, Division 54 of the American Psychological Association, 12 topic areas adapted from Roberts et al. (wikipedia.org)
  • The field of pediatric psychology recognizes that pediatric conditions have emotional/psychological aspects, the presenting problems require integrated medical-psychological interventions, and traditional pediatric and/or clinical psychology could not meet the needs. (wikipedia.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)
  • Disorders
  • Visceral hypersensitivity and stress have been implicated in the pathophysiology of functional gastrointestinal disorders. (nih.gov)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • significant
  • 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)
  • Even though stress is a significant concern for many, few discuss ways to manage their stress with a health care provider. (reference.com)
  • 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)
  • Exposure
  • Conclusions Exposure to glare and psychological stress during computer work were shown to influence the trapezius mus- cle, posture, and blink rate in young, healthy females with normal binocular vision, but in different ways. (deepdyve.com)
  • 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)
  • biological
  • See allostatic load for further discussion of the biological process by which chronic stress may affect the body. (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)
  • Study
  • In a large study involving parents of both children with cancer and parents with children who were relatively healthy, the results showed that chronic psychological stress might reduce the immune system's reactions to hormonal secretions that were normally used to fight the inflammatory response (Miller, Cohen, & Ritchey, 2002). (personalityresearch.org)
  • A new study in the journal Human Reproduction, reported in the New York Times, provides physical evidence that there is an association between stress and infertility. (reproductivepartners.com)
  • 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)
  • a psychological study of foreign-policy decisions and fiascoes. (wikipedia.org)
  • physical
  • In particular, helping women manage psychological stress might improve the mental and physical health of both partners dealing with cancer, Kim said. (medindia.net)
  • Stress can make the individual more susceptible to physical illnesses like the common cold. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research indicates the type of stressor (whether it's acute or chronic) and individual characteristics such as age and physical well-being before the onset of the stressor can combine to determine the effect of stress on an individual. (wikipedia.org)
  • Positive psychological and subjective wellbeing indicators have proven to be protective against certain physical illnesses but have been rarely assessed in teacher stress. (scielo.org.za)
  • behaviour
  • 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)
  • endocrine
  • For instance, stress has many different effects on the endocrine systems, including the well known fight or flight activation which is activations of the sympathetic adrenal-medullary (SAM) system, the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical (HPAC) system, and other endocrine systems. (personalityresearch.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • research
  • There is also accumulating evidence from psychoneuroimmunological research 1 that stress situations such as examination 2,3 or bereavement 4 may alter a wide range of immunological functions, especially NK cell function. (springer.com)
  • 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)
  • stressor
  • It showed that our stress models propose to be useful in elucidating the complex interrelationship between an external event or stressor, and the organism experiencing it. (sun.ac.za)
  • Changes
  • 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)
  • Lifestyle changes may include stopping smoking and reducing stress. (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)
  • issues
  • 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)
  • clinical practice
  • A different metabolic response to stress in the fasting and fed state could explain the different results obtained in clinical trials and contribute to the unpredictable individual glucose response to stress reported by many patients in clinical practice. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • response
  • The visceromotor response to phasic colorectal distension (CRD, 10-60 mmHg) was assessed before and after stress. (nih.gov)
  • Bending forward towards the computer screen was correlated with higher productivity (reading speed), indicating a concentration or stress response. (deepdyve.com)