Written by leading authors Nick and Bethan Redshaw specifically for the AQA Psychology Specification Year 2 Psychology in Context, ISSUE, DEBATES and OPTIONS - Option 2 - STRESSOption 2 Stress - Learning ObjectivesOn completion of this Option you should be familiar with the following:Week 1. The physiology of stress, including general adaptation syndrome, the hypothalamic pituitary-adrenal system, the sympathomedullary pathway and the roleWeek 2. The role of stress in illness, including reference to immunosuppression and cardiovascular disorders.Week 3. Sources of stress: life changes and daily hassles. Workplace stress, including the effects of workload and control.Week 4. Measuring stress: self-report scales (Social Readjustment Ratings Scale and Hassles and Uplifts Scale) and physiological measures, including skin conductance response.Week 5. Individual differences in stress: personality types A, B and C and associated behaviours; hardiness, including commitment, challenge and control.Week 6. Managing and coping with stress: drug therapy (benzodiazepines, beta blockers), stress inoculation therapy and biofeedback. Gender differences in coping with stress. The role of social support in coping with stress; types of social support, including instrumental, emotional and esteemsupport.This workbook is a must and will help your students achieve their potential in the NEW A Level Exams as well as saving you hours and hours of preparation time. IDEAL for developing the flipped classroom. The supporting POWERPOINT(s) will also be available soon here on TES.