Emotion, Stress, and Health: Crash Course Psychology #26

Emotion, Stress, and Health: Crash Course Psychology #26

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So, it turns out we have an easy time reading emotions in facial expressions, but emotions can straight up kill us! In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank discusses stress, emotions, and their overall impact on our health.


Table of Contents:

How Emotions Work 00:00
Two-Dimensional Model of Emotional Experience 03:29
How Anger, Happiness, and Depression Affect Health 4:52
Stress, the Nervous System, and Chronic Stress 6:36


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50 Comments

  1. Stress (way too much stress) that is unrelenting, can cause blisters or bumps on your lips like fever blisters. Stress really can cause that. The time to reach out for help is probably when there are too many areas of life at once that are all in highly stressful predicaments, especially if a person feels like it’s starting to get to be too much. Yes, stress if too much, in too many areas, for too long, is very hard on one’s health. Get help if health starts to suddenly become effected. It’s important. Stress is normal, but not healthy in too large amounts.

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  3. So if someone has a severe fear of death but is also the type of person to be pessimistic and is lonely currently and gets depressed often because of that loneliness(is single), even having emotional outbursts involving tears then how and what can I do to help them?what can I say to them?

  4. Hold on, that “Come here” guesture is rude in the Philippines? I live in the Philippines and I don’t even know that. 😂😂
    Fun fact: We do use the whole hand flicking it downwards to say “Come here”.

  5. And I enjoyed this topic !😻 I thought It would take long time to memorize for the exam , but you made it easier. 😍

  6. So i had an experience last year that people coined as a "traumatic event". Basically i almost ran off the road on a slippery snowy road at 70-80 km/h, which would have killed or severely injured me.
    I talked to a doctor in the aftermath and she told me i should look out for any changes or distress like anxiety or troublesome thoughts and such. I believe she was referring to symptoms related to PTSD and the "fight or flight" response.

    However i don’t think i ever experienced the "fight or flight" response. Atleast i couldn’t identify it happening. The first change i noticed was that i had become a lot more calm in general. The doctor warned me of emotional distress, but i think i had the opposite effect. I’m not saying i can’t feel any emotions. I’m saying that i don’t respond to them. Atleast not in the same way as others around me.
    But to get to the point. You know how some people activate the "fight or flight" response and get stuck with it activated. I’m wondering if it’s possible to achieve the same thing with the "rest and digest" response?

  7. I’ve been going through this almost a year and I’m starting to realize this which is today. Emotional stress…

  8. hey i didn´t watch Harry Potter and the Deadly Hollows… Thanks for the Spoiler, hank… 🙁 i hate you rn low key

  9. Can u please reply me I have stress my face expressions change my lips cheek like banding Jow pain what should I do I know what is doing with me it’s normal but feeling is same when I say to my mind

  10. I’m 20 and a pessimistic/depressed person with a little hint of PTSD and by this videos logic I have another 10 to 20 years left max

  11. you can get arrested in the Philippines like that? I’m filipino and i don’t even know that hahahahaha

  12. Correction: cholesterol is raised when we are stressed because cholesterol is the raw material used by the body to make the hormones necessary for the stress response. At the same time the stress response increases coagulation ability (the body is anticipating an injury). These two things are independent of each other, The cholesterol increase is not related to heart disease but the coagulation is.

  13. A way to health and good

    Why is good good? What is good?

    It’s good when a situation fits. It’s good when a situation doesn’t damage.

    Damage is the opposite of healing.
    Damage breaks something. Healing repairs something.

    No damage is therefore Healing.

    If a situation doesn’t damage, it seems to heal ?!

    Desire is wanting what is missing.
    What is missing, is the good.

    So if you recognize the good and thus have it, you no longer desire.

    You just have to show yourself whether a situation heals when it doesn’t damage.

    Please share

  14. Aye I’ll die early

    Did you know that an average teenager in highschool has the same stress level as someone in 1855 in an asyulmn

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