Type
Crossword
Description

The repsonse of your body and mind to being challenged or threatened Stress
an event or situation that causes stress Stressor
Your body's initital response to stress is ______________ Automatic
Stage where the body releases adrena line and the fight or flight response takes place Alarm Stage
The stage where the body adapts to the continued presence of the stressor Resistance Stage
Stage where the body can no longer keep up with the demands placed upon it Exhaustion Stage
The body's response to stress, happens in the Alarm Stage Fight or Flight
A warning sign that includes negative thinking, excessive worrying, and self-criticism Changes in thinking
A warning sign of stress that includes muscle tension, headaches, and upset stomach Physical Signs
A warning sign of stress that includes irritability, anger, and increased crying Emotional Signs
A warning sign of stress that includes overeating, sleeping problems, and reckless behavior Behavioral Signs
Stress can reduce the body's ability to fight __________ Illness
Stress can cause stomachaches, asthma, and _____________ Headaches
Severe or _____________ stress can affect your health Prolonged
You experience stress when situations, ________________, or people make demands on your body and mind Events

Chapter 3 Stress Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The response of your body or mind to being challenged or threatened. stress
This stress management technique involves sharing your problems with someone you trust such as a counselor. ReachOutForSupport
An event or situation that causes stress. Stressor
Taking care of yourself and building a support system are part of this stress management technique. BuildResilience
Positive stress is known as _____________. Eustress
Giving your body and mind a rest is known as this. Relaxation
Negative stress is known as this. Distress
Practicing an even without actually doing it. MentalRehearsal
Having to adjust to new people or surroundings is known as this type of stressor. MajorLifeChange
Doing something to release built up energy to help manage stress. PhysicalActivity
This type of stressor includes conditions of your immediate surroundings. Environmental
This can be highly stressful and unexpected. catastrophe
Using your time more productively to help you feel more in control. TimeManagement
Being angry, impatient or irritable are examples of this type of warning sign. Emotional
Common stressor, sometimes called a "hassle." Everydayproblem
Headaches and upset stomachs are examples of this warning sign. physical
The body's initial response to stress is known as "fight" or ____________. flight
The 3 stages of stress are known as alarm, resistance and ____________. exhaustion
Overeating and reckless behavior are examples of this warning sign. Behavioral

STRESS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Stage where the body releases adrenaline and the fight or flight response takes place alarm stage
Stress can reduce the body's ability to fight_____________________ illness
The stress hormone is called ___________ cortisol
This is done out loud, when something is funny and can make you feel better laughter
The stage where the body adapts to the continued presence of the stressor is _______ resistance stage
An event or situation that causes stress stressor
The body's response to stress, happens in the Alarm Stage fightorflight
Stage where the body can no longer keep up with the demands placed upon it is __ Exhaustion stage
You experience stress when situations, ________________, or people make demands on your body and mind events
Severe or _______ stress can affect your health prolonged
Your body's initial response to stress is ______________ automatic
If done at park or gym or home, this activity relieves stress and is good for you exercise
Feelings of high stress, panic, worry. Sometimes including physiological symptoms anxiety
Time off from work, doing nothing but enjoying yourself relaxation
People go on these atleast once a year, for break from their job vacation
What it's called when people talk to a mental health professional counselling
Positive stress is also called as _________ Eustress
The response of your body and mind to being challenged or threatened is called _______ stress

Stress Response Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The stress response is a physiological response to maintain _______. homeostasis
This personality is often linked to high stress levels type A
Hormone released during the stress response epinephrine
Rated life's most stressful event death
amount of stress is not as important as one's ability to ________ with stress. Cope
Second phase of the stress response resistance
an effective technique for managing stress meditation
first stage of the stress response alarm
event which produces stress stressor
A body system severely weakened by long-term stress immune
The stress response is often referred to as the _____ or flight response fight

Health, Stress, and Coping Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the subfield of psychology that investigates the relationship between people's behaviors and their health? Healthpsychology
What is any event or environmental stimulus that we respond to because we perceive it as challenging or threatening? Stress
What is the change in one's life, good or bad, that requires readjustment? life event
What are the everyday irritations and frustrations that individuals face? Daily Hassles
What is the capacity to adapt well to significant stress? Resilience
What is the situation in which a person must choose between two or more needs, desires, or demands? conflict
What is the situation in which a person must choose between two likable events? ap-ap conflict
What is the situation in which a person must choose between two undesirable events? av-av conflict
What is the situation in which a person is faced with a desire or need that has both positive and negative aspects? ap-av conflict
What is the situation that poses several alternatives that each have positive and negative features? multiple ap-av
What is our initial interpretation of an event as irrelevant, positive or stressful? primary appraisal
What is an evaluation of resources available to cope with a stressor? secondary appraisal
What is the general physical responses we experience when faced with a stressor? GAS
What is the first phase of the general adaptation syndrome, characterized by immediate activation of the nervous and endocrine systems? alarm reaction
What is the second phase of the general adaptation syndrome, in which the nervous and endocrine systems continue to be activated? resistance stage
What is the third and final phase of the general adaptation syndrome, in which bodily resources are drained and wear and tear on the body begins? exhaustion stage
What is the reduction in activity of the immune system? immunosuppression
What is the field of study that investigates the connections among psychology, the nervous system, and immune system functioning? psych-neur-immun

Workplace Stress Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The effect of long-term stress is sometimes called ____________ burnout
People go on these atleast once a year, for break from their job vacation
Feelings of high stress, panic, worry. Sometimes including physiological symptoms. Anxiety
Time off from work, doing nothing but enjoying yourself. Relaxation
The repsonse of your body and mind to being challenged or threatened Stress
an event or situation that causes stress Stressor
The emergency hormone that is secreted in your body in the fight or flight response. Adrenaline
Stress can cause stomachaches, asthma, and _____________ Headaches
Positive stress Eustress
Negative stress Distress
You should get about 8 hrs each day to maintain health and happiness. Sleep
Making and maintaining _____________changes to improve our health and wellness is almost always easier if we have encouragement and support from our friends, family or co-workers positive
Your body's initital response to stress is ______________ automatic
A type of stressor that comes about from a stressful event. Life Situation
One of the responsibly of an ________ is to protect their own health and safety Employee
Duties of employers to their employees is to train them, provide protection and maintain a healthy working _____________ environment

Mental and Emotional Health Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Are feelings Emotions
Being able to bounce back Resiliency
Feeling of dread, similar to fear Anxiety
Discomfort and sadness caused by loss Grief
An illenss that is incurable terminal
Response of the body to the demands of daily living Stress
Is a source or cause of stress Stressor
Positive stress Eustress
Negative stress Distress
Feeling of being sad, unhappy, or discouraged Depression
Intentional taking of one's own life Suicide
Quality of life that includes physical, mental, and emotional, family and social Health
Choosing not to engage in any risk behaviors Abstinence

Coping With Stress Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Rated life's most stressful event Death
Event which produces stress Stressor
Body system severely weakened by long-term stress Immune
First stage of stress response Alarm
An effective technique for managing stress Meditation
The amount of stress is not as important as one's capability to _____ with stress cope
The acceptance of a loss closure
The emergency hormone that is secreted in your body in the fight or flight response adrenaline
Stress associated with long-term problems that are beyond a person's control Chronic Stress
The small area of the brain that receives a danger signal from other areas of the brain Hypothalamus
The process by which we perceive and respond to certain events , called stresssor's, that we appraise as threatening or challenging stress
Stress can reduce the body's ability to fight _____ Illness

Motivation and Emotion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A need or desire that energizes and directs behavior Motivation
A complex, unlearned behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a species Instinct
The idea that a physiological need creates an aroused tension state (a drive) that motivates an organism to satisfy the need Drive reduction theory
A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal state; the regulation of any aspect of body chemistry, such as blood glucose, around a particular level Homeostasis
A positive or negative environmental stimulus that motivates behavior Incentive
The principle that performance increases with arousal only up to a point, beyond which performance decreases Yerkes Dodson Law
Maslow's pyramid of human needs, beginning at the base with physiological needs that must first be satisfied before higher level safety needs and then psychological needs become active Hierarchy of needs
The form of sugar that circulates in the blood and provides the major source of energy for body tissues. When it's level is low, we feel hunger Glucose
The point at which an individual's "weight thermostat" is supposedly set. When the body falls below this weight, an increase in hunger and a lowered metabolic rate may act to restore the lost weight Set point
The body's resting rate of energy expenditure Basal Metabolic rate
The four stages of sexual responding described by Masters and Johnson-excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution Sexual Response Cycle
A resting period after orgasm, during which a man cannot achieve another orgasm Refractory Period
A problem that consistently impairs sexual arousal or functioning Sexual Dysfunction
Sex hormones, such as estradiol, secreted in greater amounts by females than by males and contributing to female sex characteristics Estrogens
The most important of the male sex hormones Testosterone
A response of the whole organism, involving physical arousal, expressive behaviors, and conscious experience Emotion
The theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion arousing stimuli James Lange Theory
The theory that an emotion arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers physiological responses and the subjective experience of emotion Cannon Bard Theory
The Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must be physically aroused and cognitively label the arousal Two Factor Theory
A machine, commonly used in attempts to detect lies, that measures several of the physiological responses (such as perspiration and cardiovascular and breathing changes) accompanying emotion Polygraph
The tendency of facial muscle states to trigger corresponding feelings such as fear, anger, or happiness Facial Feedback Effect
A sub field of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine Health Psychology
The process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging Stress
Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases-alarm,resistance, exhaustion General Adaptation Syndrome
Under stress, people (especially women) often provide support to others (tend) and bond with and seek support from others (befriend). Tend and Befriend Response
Literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches Psychophysiological Illness
The two types of white blood cells that are part of the body's immune system Lymphocytes

Chapter 4: Stress & Coping with Loss : Key Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

One's response to a demand Stress
Positive stress Eustress
Skill to help someone reach a goal Asset
Ability to recover from stressors Resiliency
Negative stress Distress
Putting important things first Prioritize
A situation that causes stress Stressor
Intentionally taking your own life Suicide
Deep sadness due to a loss Grieve
Ceremony before funeral to watch over deceased person Wake
Ceremony in which a deceased person is buried or cremated Funeral
Ceremony to remember deceased person. Memorial Service

Stimulus & response Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The pressure exerted on a plant cell wall by water passing into the cell by osmosis Turgor pressure
To maintain a state of balance Homeostasis
A plant or tree grown from a seed seedling
Organism's response, characterized by a rise in temperature & disturbance of various body functions fever
to eject the contents of the stomach vomiting
a state of equilibrium balance
to lose or cause to lose freshness & become limp wilt
biological response to extreme stress fight or flight
a growth response of a plant toward or away from a stimulus tropism
growth response to water by plants hydrotropism
a directional growth of a plant in response to touch thigmotropism
growth of a plant shoot toward or away from light phototropism
change in direction of plant growth in response to gravity geotropism
an action or change in behavior that occurs in reaction to a stimulus response
a change in a organism's surroundings that causes the organism to react stimulus
of or situated on the inside internal
of or situated on the outside external