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STRESSProblems caused by stress:oOverweightoHTN – hypertensionoUlcers (linked to H. pylori)oDrug abuseoCanceroMaybe all diseasesA. Define:1. Homeostasis– relative constancy that the body has to maintain/sustain life2. Stress– a positive or negative experience a person is exposed to through a stimulus or stressorRelated to illness because adaptive mechanism (LAS/GAS) require energyEffects psychologic/physiologic system & lowers resistanceCrisis – overwhelmed by stress & disequilibrium occursTrauma – symptom of stress persists beyond duration of stressor/stimulusDistress – (negative) damaging stressEustress – (positive) stress that protects health, motivating energy, such as happiness, hopefulness, &purposeful movement3. Stressor– Psychologic & physiologic stressor that interferes with homeostasisB. Contrast Psychologic homeostasis to Physiologic homeostasisoPsychologic homeostasis– defense & coping mechanism that maintains mental/emotional well beingand balanceoPhysiologic homeostasis– process by negative feedback, where various receptors & effectors bringabout a reaction that ensure physical equilibriumC. Discuss physiologic homeostasis:1. Control mechanisms

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Nursing, Physiology, Endocrine System, Alarm Reaction phase

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