Which of the following body reactions is characteristic of the stress response?
A) Your pupils constrict.
B) Your blood pressure increases.
C) Your heart rate decreases.
D) Your digestion speeds up.
Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) is the study of the interaction among all the following systems, EXCEPT the system.
Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding a high allostatic load?
A) A high allostatic load is linked with hypertension.
B) A high allostatic load is linked with physical wellness.
C) A high allostatic load is linked with heart disease.
D) A high allostatic load is linked with obesity.
The sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system is activated during all of the following, EXCEPT:
A) severe pain.
D) digesting food.